PTSD

Self-criticism, rumination, and thought suppression are frequently associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD; Bennett & Wells, 2010), as is depression (Krupnick et al., 2008). There is evidence that self-compassion is negatively...

Since the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, more than two million United States troops have been deployed. The operational tempo associated with these conflicts, in conjunction with extended and multiple...

Omega's Yoga Service Conference was recently featured in this article on Forbes.com:

"Scientific evidence is mounting daily for what many have long sensed: that practices like mindfulness, meditation, and yoga can help us address certain...

FRIDAY EVENING

3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Arrival & Check-In 

6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m. Dinner

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Conference Welcome & Plenary Sessions
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Zen Buddhist monk and combat veteran of the Vietnam War, Claude AnShin Thomas discusses the scars of war and the importance of understanding why healing doesn't mean the absence of suffering.

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Peter A. Levine, PhD, is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing® and the director of The Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute, a nonprofit, educational, and research organization focusing on worldwide healing and prevention of...

Peter A. Levine, PhD, is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing® and the director of The Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute, a nonprofit, educational, and research organization focusing on worldwide healing and prevention of...

The number of veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is alarmingly high, and growing on a daily basis. In response to the growing need for support above and beyond what the current system is equipped to provide, Omega...

According to anthropologist and shaman Hank Wesselman, it is not enough to suppress the effects of illness with medication. For true healing to occur, the causes of the illness...

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