Pay Attention Now, It Could Save Your Brain
April 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm| Free
Join sponsor Charter Trust Company and Judson Brewer, MD, PhD for a presentation on how mindfulness may help treat a number of health-related problems. Research suggests mindfulness may help treat health-related problems from general stress to anxiety to addiction. Come learn how recent studies have helped unravel these mysteries while gaining practical guidance to living well.
Judson Brewer, MD, PhD is the Director of Research at Center for Mindfulness and Associate Professor in Medicine and Psychiatry at UMass Medical School. He is also adjunct faculty at Yale University and a Research Affiliate at MIT. A psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Brewer has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for addictions, including both in-person and app-based treatments. He has been featured at TEDx, Time, Forbes, Businessweek, NPR, the BBC and CBS 60 Minutes, and writes a blog for the Huffington Post.