EPLC & Wellness | Meditation Practices for Self-care and Clinical Effectiveness

February 28, 2022


This presentation will focus on the ways that various forms of meditation can be used by healthcare providers for self-care. In addition, we will explore how the use of meditation can assist providers in their clinical work with clients. After a brief review of relevant research, various forms of meditation will be demonstrated and practiced.


- Review research findings relevant to meditation, self-care, and clinical effectiveness.
- Demonstrate and practice specific meditation techniques used for self-care and clinical effectiveness.
- Provide meditation resources for healthcare providers.

To watch the recording, go to: https://youtu.be/btow5UwLW3g


Presenter: Mark Brenner, PhD, LICSW

Mark J. Brenner, Ph.D., LICSW is Professor Emeritus at Bridgewater State University where he taught in the School of Social Work. Dr. Brenner has over 20 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He has studied and practiced Zen Buddhism since 1988 in the Kwan Um tradition. As a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Team, Dr. Brenner volunteers at local and national disasters. His research interests include the use of contemplative practices and the integration of Eastern philosophies into Western psychotherapeutic models.

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