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"Mindfulness, the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience, is at the heart of what the Buddha taught.”
—Sylvia Boorstein

Matthew Brensilver

Matthew Brensilver, PhD, served as a Buddhist chaplain at USC for four years and teaches about the intersection of mindfulness and mental health at UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center and with Mindful Schools. Matthew was trained by Noah Levine and teaches at Against the Stream. He is currently in the Spirit Rock/IMS teacher training program and regularly offers retreats at Spirit Rock and the Insight Retreat Center. He spent years doing research on addiction treatment at the UCLA Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine and continues to be interested in the unfolding dialogue between dharma and science.



Upcoming events with Matthew Brensilver
5/23/2016Essential Teachings on the Path of Awakening
9/10/2016Mindfulness & Psychotherapy: Cultivating the Clinician, Crafting the Intervention
10/30/2016Liberate the Body - Stretch the Mind: Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga Retreat
11/18/2016Thanksgiving Insight Meditation Retreat
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