Center for Mindfulness Appoints new Director

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that Dr. Cassandra Vieten, PhD has been appointed as the Director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness (CFM). Dr. Vieten is an accomplished clinical psychologist and researcher with a specialization in integrative mental health. She has dedicated her career to studying the psychological mechanisms of mind-body practices and their effects on behavior, perception, and mood.

Cancer: Listening for a Mindful Life

I can remember that day. I was home from college for Thanksgiving break. I had picked up my best friend for lunch; we were going shopping, and then later, out for the evening. We had quite the day planned…

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery: How a Program (and a new book) Were Born

Mindfulness Based Cancer RecoveryPsycho-oncology researchers and colleagues Linda Carlson and Michael Speca have been running mindfulness-based groups for cancer patients for over ten years now, and that experience has led to the development of a powerful program and now a very helpful new book from New Harbinger entitled Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery: A Step-by-step MBSR Approach to Help You Cope With Treatmen