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Conversations in Contemplative Psychotherapy: Deepening Personal and Social Transformation

The growth of contemplative psychotherapy — one of the most promising movements in psychological healing and psychosocial well-being — is poised to transform the future of mental healthcare. Nalanda Institute is pleased to partner with Tricycle: The Buddhist Review in a free virtual event series offering a complete introduction to this growing movement featuring leading Buddhist teachers, psychotherapists, and change-makers.

This free three-part series will explore how Buddhist wisdom and practices can support both individual and collective healing and transformation:

January 20 — Day One

12:00 – 12:30pm ET
Keynote Dialogue: What is Contemplative Psychotherapy and Why Does is Matter? with Kamilah Majied, MSW, PhD & Joe Loizzo, MD, PhD

12:30 – 2:00pm ET
Panel Discussion: Personal and Social Healing Through Mindfulness and Loving Kindness with Moustafa Abdelrahman, RP, MBA, Lama Rod Owens, Sharon Salzberg & Kamilah Majied, MSW, Ph

January 27 — Day Two

12:00 – 12:15pm ET
Keynote: Compassion Science in Psychotherapy and Global Health with Rick Hanson, PhD & Fiona Brandon, MFT

12:15 – 1:30pm ET
Panel Discussion: Interpersonal and Social Healing Through Wise Compassion with Doris Chang, PhD, Rick Hanson, PhD, Sheryl Petty, EdD & Fiona Brandon, MFT

February 3 — Day Three

12:00 – 12:15pm ET
Keynote Dialogue: Embodied Contemplative Practice in Psychotherapy and Mind/Body Health with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, Joe Loizzo, MD, PhD & Sheryl Petty, EdD

12:15 – 1:30pm ET
Panel Discussion: Psychosocial Healing and Self-World Transformation Through Embodied Practice with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, Pilar Jennings, PhD, Joe Loizzo, MD, PhD & Sheryl Petty, EdD

Faculty: Multiple faculty (view bios by following registration link)

Friday, January 20 from 12:00 – 2:00pm ET
Friday, January 27 from 12:00 – 1:30pm ET
Friday, February 3 from 12:00 – 1:30pm ET

Tuition: This event is freely offered. Donations are gratefully accepted to Tricycle and/or Nalanda Institute.

Location: Online via Zoom

Registration: Registration via Tricyle

January 27 from 12:00 pm1:30 pm

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