The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, founded by pioneering psychiatrist James Gordon, MD is a leader in mind-body medicine training and research. Learn more about mind-body medicine and mindfulness in our blog, featuring content from our expert faculty and staff.

Strength from family – past and present

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James Gordon, MD working with Syrian refugees on genograms

On the third day, we do genograms, family trees, and share them. We’re looking not only for patterns of disease and distress, as mental health professionals usually do, but also for strengths that can sustain us, for ancestors and contemporaries who can inspire us to deal with present challenges. The Syrian refugee sees himself getting wise counsel from his mother … Read More

Earth Day: Connecting with Nature is Fundamental to Wellness

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Earth Day 2017

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day reminds us of our inextricable relationship with the natural world and our responsibility to safeguard the planet and its inhabitants. In the long run, we can only be as healthy as our planet. Here, at the Center for Mind Body Medicine, we understand that our connection with nature is fundamental. And, as with all of … Read More