About this Session
This session draws upon cutting edge science on mindfulness and compassion to share a mind-body framework for understanding how we respond to stress. We will also explore healthy alternatives for responding to stress with brief "in the moment" practices that can be applied in our daily lives
About the Instructor
Elizabeth H. B. Lin, MD, MPH. is a family medicine physician, clinical professor at the School of Medicine, University of Washington, and an adjunct scientific investigator at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute. As a physician researcher, Elizabeth and her team have conducted innovative research to improve mind-body health in general medical settings which have been adopted worldwide. Elizabeth has had a daily meditation practice for more than 25 years. She has trained extensively with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and leaders in mindfulness programs, as well as Drs. Germer and Neff, founders of the Mindful Self-Compassion program. She has been teaching mindfulness and compassion over the past 7 years.