The Greater Houston Healing Collaborative is offering The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM)'s Professional Training in Mind-Body Medicine for caregivers from mental health, social service, and faith-based organizations to help heal the hearts and minds of their Harvey impacted communities.
December 7-10, 2017
The Women's Home Whole Life Service Center
1905 Jacquelyn Dr.
Houston, TX 77055
Sponsored by the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
of the Greater Houston Community Foundation
Learn more and apply at
What You Will Learn:
Science behind mind-body techniques and their impact on alleviating stress and trauma
Evidence-based self-care tools and group support to deal with ongoing stress and meet future challenges
How to facilitate a mind-body skills group to bring self-care tools to the community
Mind-body techniques such as meditation, guided imagery, biofeedback, self-expression in words, drawing, movement.
Dr. James S. Gordon, a psychiatrist and the CMBM Founder and Executive Director, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at Georgetown Medical School and chaired the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy under Presidents Clinton and G.W. Bush.  Dr. Gordon has developed programs for population-wide trauma healing in communities impacted by natural disasters, terrorism, and war including in post-Katrina New Orleans and Haiti.
CMBM's programs have demonstrated an 80% reduction in PTSD symptoms and seen significant improvement in depression with these populations.  To learn more about CMBM's trauma relief work around the world, visit