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Rebecca Stanwyck
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Licensed psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher with business consulting experience helps adults solve personal and work-related problems
Licensed psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher with business consulting experience helps adults solve personal and work-related problems

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Could this be the anthem for a new resistance movement?

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Bill Doherty, esteemed psychology professor and expert marital therapist from Minnesota, has recently created a Citizen Therapist Manifesto Against Trumpism. After reading about what inspired him to create this movement, I signed the manifesto. If you're a therapist, perhaps you'd like to sign it as well. And even if you're not, find out why nearly 1700 (and counting) therapists across the country have:
http://citizentherapists.com

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JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) has just published an article on the progress and future of the ACA (Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare") written by President Obama himself. Worth reading, especially for the future policy recommendations.

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The turnout for my mindfulness talk on 5/15 at the Livermore Library was great, and we got some good press, too:

http://www.independentnews.com/community/achieving-the-state-of-mindfulness/article_c68f36b8-2dd7-11e6-ac86-3b586ab4d205.html

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New Drop-in Mindfulness Meditation Group, meets on alternate Wednesdays in Dublin, CA, starting 4/27:

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MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) beats CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) for chronic pain, especially over the long term; both approaches beat TAU (treatment as usual)!

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Do gum chewers drive you nuts? Maybe you have misophonia! 

I was interviewed for this article about a condition most people have never heard of:

http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-living/ci_29587049/misophonia-kelly-ripa-rare-disorder-and-me

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New study shows mindfulness meditation increases connectivity in areas of the brain responsible for attention and executive function, and improves immune function.

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My new 6-week Mindfulness for Beginners class at Las Positas College in Livermore, starts Tuesday February 9, 2016, from 7:30- 9 pm. Enroll by calling 925-424-1467 or go to their website:
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