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Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Table Of Contents
Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Meditation & Mindfulness
Complementary & Alternative Medicine
General Resources on CAM
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Guide
- The Integration of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Into the Practice of Psychology: A Vision for the Future
- What is CAM? (APA Monitor)
- Collaborative and interdisciplinary research community in Canada generating knowledge through research on complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine/health
- What Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?
- Complementary, Alternative, or Integrative Health: What’s In a Name? NIH
- Are You Considering Complementary Medicine? NIH
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
- Australian women’s use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines to enhance fertility
- Sleep Disorders and Complementary Health Approaches: What You Need To Know, (NIH – 2014)
- Experienced Practitioners Reap Genetic Changes After a Day of Mindfulness Meditation, (NIH – 2013)
Ethics & CAM
- Why Complementary & Alternative Medicine Practitioners Need a Code of Ethics
- Ethical problems arising in evidence based complementary and alternative medicine
- An Ethical Framework for CAM Research, Practice, and Policy
Nutrition & Mental Health
Animal Assisted Therapy
- Animal Assisted Psychotherapy
- Animal Assisted Psychotherapy: Resources
- Equine-Assisted Therapy
- Equine-Assisted Therapy: Resources
Critique of CAM & Differentiating Science from Psuedo-Science
- Investigating questionable, controversial, and novel claims in psychology. Evidence-Based Practice: The Misunderstandings Continue, by Scott Lilienfeld, Ph.D.
- Institute for Science in Medicine
- Scott Lilienfeld presents: The psychologist’s view on “What Neuroscience Can – and Can’t – Tell Us About Ourselves”
Meditation, Mindfulness & Mental Health
- How One Therapist is Using Meditation to Help Suffering Populations Heal, 2016, Psychotherapy Networker
- Mindfulness Meditation May Reduce Risk of Suicidal Thoughts in Middle Schoolers (NIH -2014)
- Articles by Elisha Golstein
- Blog by Sylvia Boorstein
- Birth, Death, and Rebirth – Annamaria Hemingway
- Centre of Gravity Meditation Center Blog – with Elisha Goldstein
- Honoring the Sacred Journey – Annamaria Hemingway
- The Laughing Guru: A story on Madan Kataria by Raffi Khatchadourian
- Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine? An exploration of laughter yoga with Michelle Oakes
- Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression and anxiety
- The Power of Laughter by Dr Madan Kataria
- Teacher Sensitivity: Affective Impact on Students by Dwight Webb (abstract free, article for purchase)
- What Are the Benefits of Mindfulness? A Practice Review of Psychotherapy-Related Research
- What are the benefits of mindfulness
- Awake in the World: Teachings from Yoga and Buddhism for Living an Engaged Life by Michael Stone
- Beyond Forgiveness: Reflections on Atonement by Phil Cousineau
- Building Heaven on Earth: Claiming our human spirit by Dwight Webb
- Happiness is an Inside Job by Sylvia Boorstein
- Mindfulness Based Stress-Reduction Workbook by Bob Stahl & Elisha Goldstein
- Pay Attention, for Goodness’ Sake! By Sylvia Boorstein
- Practicing Conscious Living and Dying: Stories of the Eternal Continuum of Consciousness by Annamaria Hemingway
- The Now Effect: How a mindful moment can change your life by Elisha Goldstein
- The Secrets of the Bulletproof Spirit: How to Bounce Back from Life’s Hardest Hits by Azim Khamisa & Jillian Quinn
- Understanding Behaviorism: Behavior, Culture, and Evolution by William Baum
- American Association for Integrative Medicine
- American Psychiatric Association
- American Psychological Association
- Association pour le Developpement de la Mindfulness: France
A center for the study of Mindfulness in France
- Association Suisse de Psychotherapie Cognitive
(ASPCO) features both workshops and professional training in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
- Bay Area Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: San Francisco, CA
A center for the study of Mindfulness in San Francisco, CA
- California State Psychological Association
- Center for Mindfulness at UC San Diego: San Diego, CA
The UCSD Center for Mindfulness is a multi-faceted program of clinical care, professional training, education, research and outreach intended to further the practice and integration of mindfulness into the lives of individuals throughout the healthcare and educational system, including patients, healthcare providers, students, teachers and business people.The foundation and core of the Center for Mindfulness is Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as it was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D and the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Kabat-Zinn and his program were featured prominently in the award-winning PBS television series Healing and the Mind, and the profound effects of this work have begun to be strongly supported by a large body of scientific research.
- The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice: University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom
A centre which carries out both introductory and advanced training in mindfulness teaching
- The Center for Mindfulness: Fresno, CA
Offers mindfulness-based psychotherapy, couples counseling, workshops, retreats and customized programs in mindful living to individuals and organizations throughout the Central San Joaquin Valley
- Endocrine Society
- European Society of Hypnosis in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA)
- InsightLA: Santa Monica, CA
Deepen your practice through one of InsightLA’s classes for those with some meditation experience – Explore the teachings of the Buddha, and bring them alive in your own life
- International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD)
- International Society of Hypnosis (ISH)
- International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA)
- The Italian Institute for Mindfulness: Italy
A center for the study of Mindfulness in Italy
- Mental Health Foundation – Be Mindful: United Kingdom
A campaign, by the Mental Health Foundation, raising awareness about the benefits of mindfulness – includes video interviews with Ruby Wax, who uses mindfulness and Mark Williams explaining how Mindfulness works to help people stay well after depression
- Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: United Kingdom
A website for MBCT in the United Kingdom with complementary information to this website (MBCT North America) on books, founders, research and workshops
- Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre
Provides training in cognitive therapy, sells resource materials, hosts workshops in mindfulness-based approaches for therapists
- National Center for Whole Psychiatry
- Outward Bound International
- Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic: Canada
Provides treatment and training in mindfulness based clinical care
- Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH)
- With the accumulation of scientific evidence suggesting the beneficial effect of mindfulness on multiple health outcomes, several universities and centers conduct mindfulness research. Some of the main agencies that conduct mindfulness research include (in alphabetical order):
List of mindfulness research trials indexed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health
- Association for Mindfulness in Education
- Atlanta Mindfulness Institute
- Brown University Contemplative Studies Initiative
- California Institute of Integral Studies – San Francisco, CA & Online
- Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
- Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
- Center for Mindful Eating
- Cousins Center for PsychoNeuroimmunology
- Duke Integrative Medicine
- eMindful Evidence-Based Mind Body Wellness
- Emory University Collaborative for Contemplative Studies
- George Mason University
- The Hawn Foundation MindUp Program
- Harvard Medical School Cognitive, Affective, and Contemplative Neurosciences Lab
- The Inner Resilience Program
- Insight Center
- Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches
- John F. Kennedy University – Bay Area, CA (Various locations)
- Lifespan Learning Institute
- Massachusetts General Hospital Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology Medical
- Mayo Clinic
- Meditation in Action
- Mind and Life Institute
- Mind Body Awareness Project
- Mindful Living Center
- Mindful Schools
- Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention
- Mindfulness in Schools Project
- Mindfulness Practice Center at the University of Missouri
- Mindfulness Training Institute of Washington
- Mindsight Institute
- Naropa University – Boulder, CO & Online
- Oregon Health and Science University
- Oxford Mindfulness Centre
- Palo Alto University
- Penn Program for Mindfulness
- Seattle Pacific University Lustyk Lab
- Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine
- Stanford Center on Stress and Health
- Still Quiet Place
- The Mindfulness Center
- University of California, Davis Center for Mind and Brain
- University of California, Los Angeles Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC)
- University of California, San Diego Center for Mindfulness
- University of Miami Mind-Body Research Consortium
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Integrative Medicine
- Weill Cornell Department of Psychiatry
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