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The Art and Science of Mindfulness and Counseling: “A Revolution of the Heart”

November 1-3, 2012
Red Rock Hotel & Spa, Las Vegas, NV

Join mindfulness experts Jack Kornfield, Ph.D., Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., Rick Hansen, Ph.D., Roshi Joan Halifax, Ph.D., Ron Siegel, Psy.D, and many more, in a peaceful resort setting in the Las Vegas foothills as they provide 3 days of mindfulness training and connections with friends and colleagues in the field.

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Note: This is not a Greater Good Science event.

Here are a few of the topics that will be covered:

-Mindfulness, Compassion, & Human Possibility
-The Negativity Bias and Taking in the Good
-Harnessing Mindfulness: Tailoring the Practice to the Person
-The Wise Heart: Transforming Sorrow into Freedom
-Meditation and Psychotherapy
-Empathy, Altruism & Compassion: Practices and Perspectives
...and many more.

For more details and for information on lodging and registration, visit

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