Growing scientific literature on mindfulness interventions shows great promise for a host of mental and physical health benefits. In this class we will explore the concept of mindfulness, discuss the current research, and share ideas for practicing and applying this simple but powerful process.

Scott MacGregor, MS, LPC has taught mindfulness at Mission Health Systems, UNC School of Medicine, Asheville Fire Department, VA Medical Center. and Buncombe County Schools. He has trained in mindfulness at UMASS Medical School, Brown University and with Mindful Schools. As a therapist, he has worked in behavioral medicine, substance abuse recovery, and hospice. He worked for 20 years in information technology.