The Center for Mind-Body Medicine

Building health and resiliency in a country of 9.7 million traumatized people

Program founded:  2010

By 2014 we expect to have trained 1500 Haitian doctors, nurses, mental health professionals, educators, clergy and other community leaders. 

Program Director: James S. Gordon, MD
Clinical Director: Amy Shinal, MSW, LCSW
Program Manager: Lee-Ann Gallarano
In-Country Director: Linda Delmont Métayer, MA, MPH
In-Country Faculty: 15 in training

Dates & location training programs have been held:

2010, 2011: Port-au-Prince
2012: Jacmel

Health professionals trained to date: 240

Where we work: Port-au-Prince, Delmas, Carrefour,  Jacmel, Central Plateau and the South

Developing expansion programs with the Medical Schools

Organizations participating in our programs: 40+

Children & adults served: 10,000

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