The Academy Of Mindful Psychology

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The Academy of Mindful Psychology, founded by Dr. Neil Kobrin, introduces you to an emerging field called Mindful Psychology. Mindful Psychology integrates aspects of:

Dr Kobrin brings his decades of experience in the field of higher education and transformation, and  his expertise in building organizations as president and professor of a university and several graduate schools of psychology to create a uniquely practical and holistic approach to transformational learning.

For Practitioners;  The Academy of Mindful Psychology is Approved to offer continuing education credits. Through the Academy you can take CE Courses and earn valuable continuing education credits in a meaningful way.  You can also offer your wisdom to others by becoming a CE Teaching Partner, designing and delivering your own CE Courses.

For the life-long learner: Courses offered by the Academy of Mindful Psychology are designed to present practical, real, achievable, practices and information that are easily integrated into your everyday life.  These are not just esoteric ideas interesting to consider, but solid concepts with practical application to your experiences. Interested in offering a course…

Mindful Psychology

Mindful Psychology integrates aspects of mindfulness with Western and Eastern psychology; neuroscience, specifically affective neuroscience; health and wellness, and consciousness and spirituality.

Resource Center

The Academy’s Resource Center hosts information and articles from a variety of sources related to Mindful Psychology. The Resource Center will be constantly updated to add the latest information pertinent to the field.

Courses/CE

The Academy offers a variety of courses. Many of the course offerings provide continuing education credits to Psychologists, LCSWs, MFTs, and LPCs. Some of our courses are directly related to Mindful Psychology and others are of a more general nature.

Partnerships

The Academy offers unique partnership opportunities for qualified professionals. The Academy will co-host and market your course or sponsor a continuing education workshop or conference which you develop. The Academy will develop an affiliate arrangement with you.

Featured Courses

Resource Center

cake-birthday-candles-aging-smokingResearchers suggest that slowed-down recall we associate with getting older may sometimes be a side effect of a mind that’s stuffed with decades of information — not a symptom of certain cognitive decline. Read More…

stress 1Does your brain start chattering and seemingly never stop? Do you feel distracted and unable to focus? What its doing to you and what to do about it. Read More…

vitamin D xThis article discusses five interesting facts about vitamin D, and how you can make sure you are receiving an adequate amount. Read More…

Hair loss and stressIs your body telling you that you are stressed? Read More…

spiritualityThe deepest goal of spirituality is freedom from the illusion of the self… Read More…

brain- unconsciousNew research from scientists around the globe has produced the strongest evidence to date that there are two separate cognitive systems, the “implicit” system, and the “explicit” system. Read More…

Couples holding handsSocial science research suggests that partners who show they care about the little things activate a two-way feedback system that helps both members of a relationship feel closer and more fulfilled. Read More…

DepressionThis article discusses the general protocol for assessing and treating depression. Read More…

MUSHROOMResearch indicates that under the influence of psilocybin the brain temporarily behaves in a new way and this may be medically significant in treating psychological disorders like depression. Read More…

Telomere2-thumbResearcher’s want to understand telomeres, the caps at the ends of our DNA strands, because the longer they are the longer we tend to live — and live freer of age related illnesses like heart disease, stroke, dementia, diabetes and osteoporosis. Now they are looking at the influence they may have on depression. Read More…

 

 

stress triggerAt the Center for Brain Research at the MedUni Vienna an important factor for stress has been identified. This could result in developing new treatments to treat stress. Read More…

sleep alarm clockPoor sleep has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, obesity and depression. Newer research has drawn connections between bad sleep and Alzheimer’s. Read More…

meditation (1)According to a new study, group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety. Read More…

Bali lakeExperience the joy and grandeur of this beautiful video produce by Louie Schwartzberg and features Catholic Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast. View… 

 

VapeVape – “to inhale and exhale the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device.” Think its safe? Read More…

vitamin DIn a recently published study, researchers tracked the blood samples of more than 95,000 participants for nearly 40 years and found that genes associated with permanent low levels of vitamin D are at risk for health issues. Read More…

TherapyIn the treatment of depression, why does therapy and or drugs sometimes work and sometimes not. Different treatment methods impact the brain in drastically different ways. Read More…

alzheimers- brain imageA new blood test for Alzheimer’s appears to detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible. Read More…

sugar DrRobert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, discusses the “truth” about sugar. View….

sugar donutScientists from University of California, San Francisco; University of California, Davis; and Emory University reviewed a combined 8,000 clinical research studies on sugar’s role in the metabolic system and concluded that if you consistently overconsume sugar, your risk of chronic dietary disease will increase significantly.  Read More…

foodsSeasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that sets in from fall to winter. It creates a drop in the mood-boosting brain chemical serotonin and an imbalance in melatonin, another brain chemical regulating sleep and mood. Read More…

HABITS-OF-GOOD-SLEEPERSSleep is an essential aspect of well-being. This article discusses 10 features of superb sleepers. Read More…

 Thich Nhat Han 1Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, experienced a severe brain hemorrhage and is receiving 24 hour intensive care. Our prayers and energy are with him. Read More…

 alzheimersdiA new neurological disease closely resembling Alzheimer’s disease called primary age-related tauopathy (PART) has been identified. Awareness of this disease will help doctors diagnose and develop more effective treatments. More…

brainLewy body dementia (LBD) is the second most common type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. It causes a progressive decline in mental abilities and affects an estimated 1.3 million individuals and their families in the United States. Read More…

Robin WilliamsThis video suggests that Robin Williams suffered from Lewy body dementia (LBD) which may have contributed to his death. View Video…

yoga groupYoga is a safe way to stay physically healthy and  keep our minds sharp and positive. It helps us become stronger, more flexible  and avoid the aches and pains that often accompany aging. Read More…

obesity-genes-gut-bacteriaDo genes influence the garden of microorganisms that flourish in the human gut? And is the abundance of gut-dwelling microorganisms that contribute to obesity genetically dictated? A new study explores these links. Read More..

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