Timeline Category: Center History

Syrians living in Jordan

Work with Refugees in Jordan Begins

The program in Jordan working with refugees and refugee leaders is founded. CMBM partners with the Institute for Family Health and support is thanks to The Windrose and Erol Foundations.

Twenty Five Years

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine enters its twenty fifth year.

The Training Center for Mind-Body Skills established in Israel

Offering ongoing training and certification to Israeli clinicians and educators, the Training Center for Mind-Body Skills was established using training from The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Israel.

CMBM work featured in Emmy nominated 60 Minutes episode

Gaza Program Featured on 60 Minutes

The CBS segment provides a worldwide audience a glimpse of CMBM’s groundbreaking trauma work. The coverage includes footage of Dr. Gordon using CMBM’s innovative model of self-care and group support with children who have lost parents in Gaza, and those threatened by the war in southern Israel.

CMBM Begins Working with Native Americans in the Midwest

Self-care workshops are first offered to American Indians on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations and in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Groundbreaking Custom Hospital Wellness Program

CMBM and Eskenazi Health, one of the nation’s largest safety-net health systems, launched a one-of-a-kind self-care initiative, training 200 employees and physicians in stress-reduction, mind-body medicine, nutrition, exercise, and group support.

The Gaza program reaches 140,000

Over 140,000 children and adults are provided tools for managing trauma after 8 years of service.

Dr. Gordon receives Visionary Award

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s founder, James S. Gordon, MD receives the Visionary Award from the Integrative Healthcare Symposium in New York and gives the closing keynote speech: “The Healer’s Journey”

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine presented Mind, Mood and Food at Kripalu in 2014

Mind, Mood & Food presented for the first time

Our innovative program applying our unique group model mind-body self healing techniques to self-healing through food at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Gaza PTSD Reduction Milestone

Gaza study shows 90% decrease in symptoms of PTSD and significant decreases in depression and feelings of hopelessness in war-traumatized children and adolescents.