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.

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Resource Center

Seaweed saladBeing overweight can significantly affect our psychical and psychological states. This article discusses ten specific foods that are both healthy for us and can help keep hunger at bay. Read More…

PISTACHIOSIn the new Spanish study, people with prediabetes who ate about two ounces of pistachios daily showed significant drops in blood sugar and insulin levels and improvements in insulin and glucose processing. Some signs of inflammation also dropped dramatically. Read More…

coffee 3Coffee wakes us up in the morning and can help us feel alert, but how does it actually work? This video explains how coffee affects the brain. View video…

brainRecent research confirms that vitamin D deficiency was associated with a subsequent increased incidence of all-cause dementia. Read More …..

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The Guest House, a poem by Jelaluddin Rumi, demonstrates our need to embrace “all’ of our experiences not just the pleasant ones.           ******************************************************************************************     This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! ... More

Woman stressed sitting on a bedIn this article, a psychologist discusses what she wishes she could really tell her patients who are suffering from depression. Read More…

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Dr Neil Kobrin explores the issue of “Why We Suffer.” We all experience “pain” in life. We all suffer. But what actually causes suffering? The answer to this question is rather simple, even though the remedy to suffering can be very challenging. We suffer because of our experience of the present moment. If our experience is painful, whether physically or ... More

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Junk-food-collectionThis article discusses the link between certain foods and cancer. Specifically, it suggests that we avoid the following 16 foods to maintain our health. Read More…

diet photoThis article explores the benefits of diet vs exercise for weight loss. Although both are important, it turns out that one is more significant. Read More…. 

Alzheimer's brainOne of the largest studies ever conducted has confirmed a correlation between vitamin D deficiency and Alzheimer’s disease. Read More…

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Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn speaks about the latest research on Mindfulness. How can we be more present in our lives? What does it mean in a larger context? It is time to awaken.... More

Mindful MeditationIn this study, Creswell and colleagues find that participants who received mindfulness training reported reduced stress perceptions, indicating that the mindfulness meditation fostered psychological stress resilience. More interestingly, on the biological side, the mindfulness meditation participants showed greater cortisol reactivity.  Read More…

YogaposeMeditation is widely known to reduce stress and anxiety, but now science has proven that it may even help prevent illness. In a study at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, researchers found that mindfulness meditation produced lasting positive changes in both the brain and the immune system. Read More.

nap timeResearch is indicating that taking a nap can be very beneficial for our well-being. Read More…

DNAThis article and audio explores how mindfulness techniques are helping people who struggle with addiction. Read more.

MBSRThis study by Paul Grossman, et al., suggest the usefulness of MBSR as an intervention for a broad range of chronic disorders and problems. In fact, this research indicates that mindfulness training might enhance general features of coping with distress and disability in everyday life, as well as under more extraordinary conditions of serious disorder or stress. Read More.

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“Meditation isn’t just for hippies any more. And it’s not all about saying ommmm.” Read More.

brain 1A new technology allows researchers to see the contemplative brain in real time—and uncover insights on everything from contentment, to effort, to distraction. Read More…..

 

ScienceScience confirms, the probability of birth is nothing short of a miracle. The first story in my book, Emotional Well-Being, is about the rarity of birth being equal to a blind sea turtle surfacing to the top of the ocean putting his head through a ring bobbing on the surface. Honor the Gift of Life. Read More….

hangover-food-asparagusWe all know that drinking alcohol is not good for us and not good for our body. But, if we are going to consume, there are certain foods that mitigate the negative effects of alcohol. Learn More….

Heathy Heart foodsThis article, written by June Rousso PhD, discusses how proper nutrition can affect heart health and lower blood pressure. Read More…

Green SmoothieThere is a an ongoing debate regarding whether the foods we eat can significantly affect the pH of our blood and that we need to alkalize our blood through diet to improve our health. In this article Dr Kim shares the truth about alkalizing our blood. Read More…

Asparagus “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. This article discusses nine foods that research has shown to have a positive affect on our health. Read More…

healthy gutThis article discusses why maintaining a “healthy gut” is both good for our immune system and our overall well-being, including how we feel. Read More…

DNAResearchers report evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of intensive mindfulness practice. Mindfulness practice altered genes and  correlated with faster physical recovery from a stressful situation. Read More…

According to new research, thousands of heart attacks and strokes could be prevented—and millions of dollars in healthcare costs saved—if doctors used more accurate screening. Read More

8.23broccoliDr Joesph Mercola discusses the findings that eating broccoli could reverse the damage that diabetes inflicts on heart blood vessels. People with diabetes are up to five times more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes — both of which are linked to damaged blood vessels. Read More

cinnamonIn this article Dr Joseph Mercola discusses the benefits of diet and supplements in the fight against diabetes. Read More… 

human-connectome-project-brain-scan-3 A new research finding has shown the ability to erase a memory and then reactivate the memory through neural stimulation in lab experiments with rats. This finding can have a significant impact in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Read More ….

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