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New York - Richard P. Brown, MD, a New York psychiatrist who practices integrative medicine, will present a two-day workshop for therapists and the public on Friday and Saturday June 22 and 23, 2012 at New York Insight Meditation Center, 28 West 27th Street, 10th floor, Manhattan, New York, entitled “Enhance Your Meditation with Breath~Body~
New York Insight is an urban center for the practice of “mindful” awareness, also known as Insight or Vipassana meditation. The center’s programs include talks, weekly sittings, silent retreats, and workshops for the integration of meditation teachings into daily life. “Our center is a place where everyone—of different ages, nationalities, cultures, languages, ethnicities, sexual orientation, and spiritual backgrounds—
Registration is on a sliding scale of $20-$30-$40 for Friday, and $40-$55-$70 for Saturday. The phone number at New York Insight Meditation Center is (212)213-4802. The web site is nyimc.org, and the e-mail is info at nyimc.org.
Dr. Brown is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York. He gives over 200 medical lectures every year, including full-day courses for the American Psychiatric Association and other professional groups. He is a certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), Yoga, Qi Gong, and meditation. His workshops have helped thousands of people deal with everyday stress and enabled survivors of trauma and mass disasters to recover their health and well-being.
Dr. Brown, with Dr. Patricia Gerbarg, has an Internet site at HaveAHealthyMind.com with mental health information and resources. The doctors have co-authored 35 professional publications on complementary and alternative treatments including scientific papers, books, and book chapters. Their most recent books are the international award-winning Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults, & Clinicians (WW Norton, 2012), and the book plus CD set, The Healing Power of the Breath: Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Enhance Concentration, and Balance Your Emotions (Shambhala, 2012).