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DBSA Boston Monthly Speakers’ Series Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET

“Mindfulness and Mental Health”
Khare and Dr. Amy Balentine

Click here to watch a recording of the talk.

Do you wonder about the connection between mindfulness and mental health? Do you want to learn how to practice mindfulness to support your mental and/or physical health? Come and learn about these questions with two individuals who will share information and provide experiential lessons as well.

Khare, meditation leader at DBSA Boston and Dr. Amy Balentine from the Memphis Center for Mindful Living will share their knowledge and experience in mindfulness. Khare is a lifetime member of DBSA Boston. He has volunteered as a support group facilitator, tech buddy, webmaster, board member, treasurer, and tech committee chair. Now he hosts the morning mindfulness meditation circle at DBSA Boston, and is a member of the editorial staff of the DBSA Boston newsletter..

Dr. Amy Balentine works with children, teens, and adults who are willing to step into nature-based and mindfulness work, especially to treat issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, relationship challenges, and dysregulation. She integrates a number of evidence-based interventions into therapy, including  EMDR, CBT, play therapy, ACT, DBT, and IFS. She is a mindfulness teacher and has trained at UCSD Center for Mindfulness, where she also teaches a mindful self-compassion program for children, which she co-developed with fellow teacher Lorraine Hobbs. They are also the co-authors of the Self-Compassion Workbook for Kids published in 2022.

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