Noetic Sciences: Practices for Personal and Collective Transformation” will be offered in Lucca (Italy) on 12-16 September 2011.

Quoting the event website:
Noetic Sciences combine the powers of keen observation and logic with the deep authority of inner wisdom to see clearly, to heal, and to transform our lives and our world. Join integrative medicine physician Lee Lipsenthal, MD along with psychologist and mind-body medicine researcher Cassandra Vieten, PhD to learn practices grounded in science and the world’s wisdom traditions that support and sustain the transformative process in your own life and in the lives of those with whom you work. Building on a model of transformative change developed from over a decade of research, learn what stimulates positive transformations, where the process can be diverted, and how you can creatively engage with its unfolding with your whole self: mind, body and spirit. Our focus will be to renew, balance mind with heart, and realign with our deeper nature, a true source of healing and transformation.

Cassandra Vieten, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, co-director of the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, and co-president of the Institute for Spirituality and Psychology. Her research focuses on spiritual practices and health, and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the State of California, and several private foundations. She is co-author of Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life (New Harbinger/Noetic Books 2008), and author of Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and Your Child’s First Year (New Harbinger/Noetic Books 2009).

Lee Lipsenthal, MD, is a recognized leader, teacher and pioneer in the field of provider wellness. He is the author of Finding Balance in a Medical Life and the Finding Balance curricular materials. Lee is internationally known for his research work with Dr. Dean Ornish in preventive cardiology. He is also well known in the field of Integrative Medicine and served as the President of the American Board of Holistic Medicine. Dr. Lipsenthal is a member of the American Medical Association “Physician Wellness Committee” and has authored many professional and popular publications on healthcare provider wellness medicine. He is a frequent invited workshop presenter and speaker at healthcare conferences and media engagements, both in the U.S. and overseas. He speaks to over 5,000 physicians annually in keynote addresses, workshops and other formats. He has studied meditation and shamanism for many years and serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Noetic Sciences.

For more information, please visit: http://italyseminars.com/2011-ce-and-cme-workshops-in-tuscany/noetic-sciences-practices-for-personal-and-collective-transformation-12-16-september-2011-5-nights-4-days/

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