947 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Riverside, RI 02915
Please note: attendees have found that GPS is not always accurate. For best results follow directions on map below.
This workshop, lead by an internationally known teacher, is specially focused for health care providers such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, counselors and milieu staff. It is a unique opportunity to experience these practices that have been shown to reduce staff burnout and improve satisfaction with one’s job and life.
To be a healing presence for others, we need to heal deep within. For that, we need to connect to a basic kindness and compassion that is available to us from the background of our experience. In this daylong retreat, meditation practices from Tibetan Buddhism are adapted for fresh access by Westerners, with special focus on innate capacities of loving compassion and wisdom. To receive love deeply and extend it impartially can help the mind rest and release its tendency to cling to unhelpful thinking habits. By resting in this state, the mind can further unleash its innate capacity of loving compassion. When our wise compassion informs our relationships, our actions, and our service to others, it can become a deeply healing power for our self and others.
John Makransky, PhD
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to: