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:
1. Lomas, T., Medina, J. C., Ivtzan, I., Rupprecht, S., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. J. (2019). A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Impact of Mindfulness-Based Interventions on the Well-Being of Healthcare Professionals. Mindfulness, 10(7), 1193-1216.
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.
3. Burton, A., Burgess, C., Dean, S., Koutsopoulou, G. Z., & Hugh-Jones, S. (2017). How Effective are Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Reducing Stress Among Healthcare Professionals? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Stress and Health, 33(1), 3-13.
4. Irving, J. A., Dobkin, P. L., & Park, J. (2009). Cultivating mindfulness in health care professionals: a review of empirical studies of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). Complement Ther Clin Pract, 15(2), 61-66.
5. Ghawadra, SF, Abdullah, KL, Choo, WY, Phang, CK. Mindfulness‐based stress reduction for psychological distress among nurses: A systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2019; 00: 1– 12.