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UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center


Mindful awareness can be defined as paying attention to present moment experiences with openness, curiosity, and a willingness to be with what is. It is an excellent antidote to the stresses of modern times. It invites us to stop, breathe, observe, and connect with one's inner experience. Learn more »

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Mindfulness and Psychotherapy
with Matthew Brensilver, PhD

The ability to effectively incorporate mindfulness in clinical work depends on the familiarity we have developed with our own minds - through our own practice. Learn mindfulness practices that emphasize the cultivation of skills relevant to psychotherapy. Relevant research will be examined.

Saturday, August 15. Learn more»

Wilderness Mindfulnss Summer Institute 
Immerse in mindfulness practice this summer at UCLA or in the Emigrant Wilderness. 4 academic credits available.
Summer 2015. Learn more»

Research shows Mindfulness Improves Sleep
In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), mindfulness programs appear to address the burden of sleep problems by remediating sleep disturbances and deficits in daytime functioning. Reported on KPCCLearn more»

Online Mindfulness Class
Learn meditation online. This online class lays the foundation for a daily meditation practice and provides insights into the art, science, and practice of mindfulness.
Ongoing. Learn more »

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