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MINDFULGym For Healthcare Professionals

Mindfulness training has been shown to be effective for improving the mental health of healthcare professionals (see references). I have conducted the MINDFULGym program in the following hospitals/medical centers, medical schools, psychology/counseling units, and mental health conferences:

Malacca General Hospital

Penang General Hospital

HUSM Kubang Kerian Hospital

Malaysian Chinese Counseling Conference

Psychology Officers, Public Service Department (JPA)

University Malaya Medical Center (UMMC)

Sarawak Mental Health Conference

Behavioral Therapists, Shining Star Learning Hub

Seremban General Hospital

Universiti Kebangsaan Medical Center (UKMMC)

Kuala Lumpur Mental Health Conference

Universiti Putra Malaysia Medical School

Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Singapore

IMU Medical School

Serdang Hospital

Hemodialysis Nurses, Subang Jaya

UTAR Medical School


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2. Gilmartin, H., Goyal, A., Hamati, M. C., Mann, J., Saint, S., & Chopra, V. (2017). Brief Mindfulness Practices for Healthcare Providers - A Systematic Literature Review. Am J Med, 130, 1219 e1211-1219 e1217.

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