Growing Resilient Together
Ecology of Resilience
self-regulation, growth, & interconnection
This program introduces foundational neurobiological principles that impact individual and interpersonal resilience and provides practical skills based in positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness practice that support the brain-body system’s natural capacity to heal and to anticipate new challenges. Areas of focus include:
Upcoming: November 12 &13, 2020
A program in collaboration with Mercy Retreat Center for the general public and health care professionals.
Continuing Education course for Psychologists, nurses, & other health care professionals,
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Wholeness is our true nature. Remember and rediscover the body, mind and soul connection through 6 different functions of our incredible brain-body system, its physio-emotional parts, and its unique and varying rhythms.
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September, 2020 [CLOSED].
Resilience in Crisis
Part 2: Difficult Emotions & Finding Calm
This 75-minute class addresses difficult emotions regarding structural violence in the backdrop of COVID-19: emotional contagion, self-, and co-regulation.
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There is no cost for this class but you must register to participate.
Upcoming: October, 2020. Contact for details.
The wholeness and freedom we seek is our true nature, who we really are.
Jessica Del Pozo is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked with diverse populations in health care organizations for the past 20 years. She founded Lemke Health Partners, the PACE program for pain management, and has led numerous workshops. She also writes the blog Being Awake Better for Psychology Today.
Kevin Gallagher is an author, attorney, facilitator, and founder of Emergent Resilience, a nonprofit organization that helps individuals and organizations navigate this time of transition. He is an organizing member of Sacred Activism as well as a wilderness guide and author of Hike the World and forthcoming Climate Rite: Initiation of an Eco-Chaplain.
Latifat Alli-Akintade is a physician at Kaiser Permanente specializing in gastroenterology. She received her bachelor's degree from UCLA in microbiology, immunology and molecular diseases, and her medical degree from the UCSF. Her residency training at Mount
Sinai Hospital, New York, was followed by a fellowship at UC Davis. She is a life coach and organizer of White Coats for Black Lives in Sacramento.
Sung Lee has published numerous studies on relationships between the brain and behavior, with a focus on allostasis, traumatic stress effects, and neuro-education. He has been principal investigator for neurotechnology research awards from the US Department of Defense, is a scholary project advisor at UArizona, and he co-founded a Waldorf grade school in Sedona, AZ. Sung is currently writing a book about new paradigms in the neurosciences.
Image by Amee Evans Godwin