2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Mindfulness as a Way of Knowing/Living


Winter 2013 quarter

Jamyang Tsultrim Indo-Tibetan Buddist studies/practices philosophy, psychology, epistemology, logic and ethics, integrated East-West psychology mindfulness, and insightful compassion, philosophy of mind/consciousness
Fields of Study
philosophy and psychology

This course will emphasize mindfulness psychology as a clinical tool as well as a method of professional self-care.  Recent research has proven the effectiveness of mindfulness training to treat conditions such as stress and pain, addictions, chronic depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and other health conditions.  Students will explore the similarities and differences between various mindfulness clinical approaches and gain practical skills to help alleviate the psychological suffering of others while maintaining emotional balance and professional ethics.  Students will have opportunities for personal practice, observational learning, and the development of counseling skills through role-play, reading, and discussion.

Advertised Schedule
9a-4:30p Sat (Jan. 19, 26, Feb. 9, 23, Mar. 9) Note that this class does not meet during the first week of the quarter.
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
Greener Store
Offered During

Program Revisions

Date Revision
October 17th, 2012 The date of the first class for this course was changed. It will not meet during the first week of the quarter.