This program will provide an overview of mindfulness and some of the recent brain science associated with the practice of mindfulness meditation. Participants will have the opportunity for several experiences with mindfulness and meditation. Special attention will be given to mindfulness-based stress reduction and leadership applications.
Susan Brock Wilkes, PhD is a psychologist, award-winning instructor, Qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, and Certified Mindful Self Compassion teacher. A former university professor, she is an executive coach and independent consultant specializing in leadership and team development in mission-focused organizations. Her community engagement is extensive, including her current service on the Board of Health Brigade (formerly Fan Free Clinic) and on the founding leadership team for Impact 100 women's philanthropy program. Susan is also a past President of Chrysalis Institute and the 2017 recipient of the Chrysalis Spirit Award.