IMS Teacher

Christiane Wolf

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Shame, Self-compassion and the Body

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IMS Teacher

Christiane Wolf

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Shame, Self-compassion and the Body

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Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD, received her medical degree and completed her postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynecology from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. She also holds a PhD in Psychosomatic Medicine from Humboldt University.

Christiane has practiced mindfulness meditation for 30 years, is a senior certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) trainer, and is on faculty for the Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is a graduate of the 4-year IMS/Spirit Rock teacher training, and is authorized to teach in the Thai Forest Monastery tradition. She is the Director of MBSR programs at InsightLA, and is program director and lead instructor for VA CALM, the national mindfulness facilitator training program for clinicians at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Christiane is the co-author of A Clinician’s Guide to Teaching Mindfulness. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their three children.

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Imagine for a moment that you couldn’t remember your past nor be able to anticipate your future, that the only thing available to you was this moment. How would you feel?

What is Mindfulness?

In this video, Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD and her colleague explain what “mindfulness” is, and describe the benefits.