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Help Build Resilience in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters
Every month now, natural disasters devastate entire cities and regions. Across the country and around the world, hurricanes and fires, flooding and earthquakes are confronting…
Hurricane Katrina — 10 Years Later
I'm grateful for the chance to fully live and for the healing out of destruction and the despair of a painful time - post Hurricane…
What if Your Life Depended on It?
“After Katrina hit I received mops and a bucket from a disaster relief organization. From The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, I got my life back.”
Equal Opportunity Group Experience
Having facilitated mind-body skills groups in all kinds of places with all kinds of people, young and old, I have noticed so many common themes,…
A Long Way to Go
Over the next few months, 10-week-long small group workshops will take place at the Foyer des Orphelins d’Haiti Orphanage.
A plaque is presented in honor of Don deLaski, to be hung on the wall of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s Port-au-Prince office.
On to Jacmel
Jacmel, a seaside town famous for its crafts, is a three hour drive south (of Port-au-Prince] across the mountains.
Visiting Notre Dame de la Guadeloupe
Children who participate in CMBM group exercises are less stressed out and less prone to the nightmares and angry outbursts that have plagued them since…
Our Haiti Team, Bill Clinton, and More
CMBM visits Haiti to discuss integrating its practices into Haiti's Ministry of Health. Their work has been supported by the likes of Bill Clinton for…
Hope Amidst the Rubble
Gaim Life's "Stories of Hope" series features CMBM's work in Haiti
Amazing Graces: Days Two, Three and Four
Discussing trauma in a supportive group environment helps those stricken with grief find joy
In Jacmel: The Missing Twin
...in the background for everyone in this coastal city, and all the surrounding communities, as well as in Port-au-Prince, is the tide of losses that…
Amazing Graces: Days Two and Three
One of the remarkable things about our trainings is how often people who at first seem utterly closed down—walled off with indifference and suspicion, sunken…
Who Will Lead Haiti’s Mental Health Recovery?
Dedicated and talented leadership teams hope to work closely with Haitians to bring relief to their communities.
Haiti Snapshot: A Guest Blog by Mark Silverberg, volunteer photographer
Guest blogger Mark Silverberg shares his account of his time in the tent camps in Haiti.
In Haiti, Faces of Change: Mercedes’ Transformation
Mercedes has found strength and calm through the Mind-Body program, and uses her new growth to help those around her.
In Haiti: Faces of Change
Haiti Professional Training Program participants share how they have used what they learned from CMBM, and what they have taught to others.
“Hope, Healing in Haiti” profile in NBC Washington
NBC Washington covers the work CMBM is doing in Haiti, and the lives its changing.
In Haiti: Signs of Healing
Survivors of the earthquake are finding strength within themselves, and empowering one another through emotional healing.
Haiti’s Earthquake Anniversary Reactions
The Earthquake Anniversary brings up memories of the extraordinary pain that the entire Haitian population has suffered, as well as renewing emotional and physical distress.
Helping Haitians to Heal, part 2
Men and women who have held back personal feeling in favor of continual service to others practice self care in small groups.
Helping Haitians to Heal, Part 1
The CMBM team gathers together in the Champs de Mars tent camp to speak with residents about emotional obstacles.
CMBM’s Drawing Exercise Resonates in Haiti
Drawings allow people to tap into their intuition and imagination without effort. They find themselves creating images they’d never imagined, sketching solutions to problems that…
Meetings with Remarkable Haitians—Dr. Jean Hugues Henrys and Dr. Alex Larsen
CMBM discusses a future Haitian leadership team with Haiti's Minister of Health and the dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Notre…
Meetings with Remarkable Haitians: Pierre Andre DuMas
Pierre Dumas, bishop of the Diocese Anse-a-veau/Miragoane and president of the Catholic Church's service arm, invites CMBM to present its method of healing trauma to…
Healing Kids in Haiti, Pt. 1
Exploring partnerships in Port-au-Prince, and conducting workshops for kids and caregivers.
A Hospital in Haiti–Day 3, Pt. 1
The team visits a make-shift hospital in Haiti to speak with survivors and hear their stories.