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Who is the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy?

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the education, training and support of mental health professionals in integrating mindfulness, meditation and psychotherapy.

The vision of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy (IMP) is practice-based, and all teaching faculty have extensive personal and professional experience in the practice of mindfulness meditation or other mindfulness practices. Most educational programs offer CE credit for healthcare professionals. We also offer psychological consultation for meditation centers, clinical supervision, psychotherapy referrals, and networking opportunities for interested clinicians.

Mindfulness For All: Moving Beyond the Barriers of Race, Gender, Age, and Class - IMP BENEFIT

Here in the West, the study of mindfulness has been available primarily to the privileged few. Fortunately, things are changing. And at this groundbreaking conference, you can become part of a growing movement to make mindfulness practice available to everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity/preference, income, or social class.

This daylong symposium will feature talks, panel discussions, break-out groups, and more.

Cushion and Couch is IMP's quarterly e-journal, featuring articles, interviews, and book reviews written by and for members of the community.
If you are interested in contributing, or just want to give feedback, please send us an e-mail.

Current issue:

In this issue:
'A Conversation with Mitch Abblett, IMP's New Executive Director' by Timothy Little
'Sedona Reflections' by Lauri Klein
'The Dalai Lama Meets the Lord of the Flies' by Brett Dixon
Book Review: 'The Meditator's Dilemma' by Timothy Little
'Exploring the Meditator's Dilemma with Bill Morgan' by Timothy Little

Past issues:

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mitchabblett | Jun. 16, 2016
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carrielittle | Jun. 15, 2016
An excellent bibliography of research can be found at the American Mindfulness Research Association. This is a... More >
susanpollak | Apr. 24, 2016
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