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Online Compassion Cultivation Training with Karen A Mott and Bornali Basu

Date
May 04, 2022 – Jun 22, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM GMT-4

Language of Instruction
English
Location: Online

CCT is a multi-week personal and professional development course designed at Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and taught around the world by Certified Facilitators. The program includes practical tools and exercises designed to enhance your awareness, compassion, and resilience.

CCT will support you to improve your relationships with friends, family, clients, patients, staff, and coworkers.

You’ll walk away from each CCT class with tools and practices you can immediately put to work. CCT will help you:

  • Improve awareness
  • Increase connection to others
  • Decrease the distress you may feel in difficult situations

CCT is a two-hour weekly class that includes:

  • Large and small group discussions to share learning experiences
  • Guided meditation to improve awareness
  • Listening and communication exercises to build compassionate interactions

You’ll also have daily homework of one guided meditation per day and informal practices to try as you go about your day.

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Karen Mott

A former hospice nurse, Karen Mott, BSN, RN, OCN, is  a Certified Oncology Nurse who has worked in the field of cancer care for over a decade.
 
In the course of her career, Karen developed and began to pursue her interest in yoga and meditation as a way to manage the stresses of caregiving and life in general. This has developed into passion she has held for over fifteen years.  Karen has completed the professional training of MBSR, and is a Certified Yoga Teacher and Yoga for Cancer teacher.
 
A lifelong learner, Karen is a certified CCT teacher through the Compassion Institute and Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE).  Her CCT studies have deepened her resilience and sense of connection in both her personal and professional life.  She is eager to help people living with cancer, their caregivers, and healthcare professionals develop well-being through compassion.

Bornali Basu

Bornali Basu is a licensed psychologist with a psychotherapy practice in New York focused on compassion and mindfulness based approaches to cultivating joy. She is an adjunct assistant professor for the clinical psychology program at Columbia University, Teachers College. She received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College, her M.A. from Columbia University, and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Derner Institute at Adelphi University.

 

She completed her internship and a post-doctoral fellowship in cardiac psychology at the NYU School of Medicine. Previously, she was on the clinical faculty at the NYU School of Medicine, and was a senior staff psychologist at Bellevue Hospital where she founded, and was the Director of the Mind-Body Program. As a certified instructor of CCT, Bornali looks forward to helping healthcare professionals and students develop resilience and wellbeing through compassion.

 

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Course Name: Online Compassion Cultivation Training with Karen A Mott and Bornali Basu