Monterey, CA
Asilomar Conference Grounds
January 18 - 22, 2018

About the Training

Please note this training is opened only to those who completed the initial Professional Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine. Sorry – no exceptions!

Our Advanced Mind-body Medicine Training Program is the second step in the most complete experiential and didactic training in mind-body medicine available — anywhere. It is also the next step as we continue our commitment to working with you on your professional growth and development.

Course Directors

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  • CMBM Course Director James S. Gordon, MD

    James S. Gordon, MD

  • CMBM Course Director Amy Shinal, MSW, LCSW

    Amy Shinal, MSW, LCSW

  • CMBM Course Director Lynda Richtsmeier Cyr, PhD, LP

    Lynda Richtsmeier Cyr, PhD, LP

Course Faculty

Course faculty to be announced soon.

What You Will Learn

  • practice leading Mind-Body Skills Groups
  • be supported with individual and interactive supervision by senior faculty
  • receive guidance on integrating the mind-body approach into individual and group work
  • take the next steps in creating your own personally fulfilling and economically viable program of mind-body medicine within institutions — hospitals, professional schools, private practices, and bureaucracies — and independent practices and teaching programs that are unique to your talents and abilities

Who Should Attend?

Note: participation in this program is available only to persons who completed the Mind-Body Medicine Fundamentals course.

  • Physicians and Physician Assistants
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Mental Health and Pastoral Counselors
  • Military & Veteran Providers
  • Coaches
  • Educators
  • Massage Therapists
  • Yoga Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine Professionals
  • Other Allied Health Professionals

James S. Gordon, MD

James S. Gordon, MD, Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine; founding Dean of the College of Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University; Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Family Medicine; Georgetown University School of Medicine; former Chairman of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy; author, Manifesto for a New Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Care, and Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey out of Depression.

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Amy Shinal, MSW, LCSW

Amy Shinal, MSW, LCSW, is an Integrative Psychotherapist in private practice, and Clinical Director at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, DC.

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Lynda Richtsmeier Cyr, PhD, LP

Integrative Clinical Psychologist and Consultant; Core Faculty, National Pediatric Hypnosis Training Institute; Former Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota School of Medicine

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Want more information?

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