Department of Counseling & Family Therapy
THE FORUM FOR CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICES
The Forum for Contemplative Practices, based in the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy at Central Connecticut State University, is open to students, faculty, and interested individuals from the central Connecticut area who wish to explore emerging theory and research of contemplative practices in teaching and the practice of counseling and psychotherapy and who are interested in practicing mindfulness and meditation. The Forum generally meets on a monthly basis to practice meditation and other mindfulness-based exercises and plan events to familiarize others in the community with the benefits of contemplative practices.
To integrate contemplative practices into our personal and professional lives in order to foster health, wholeness and wellness. By developing as deeper connection to self and others we strive for more just, peaceful and sustainable world.
To create a forum for students and faculty to introduce and integrate the emerging theory and research of contemplative practices (CP) into teaching and the practice of counseling and psychotherapy and, to:
"Your vision will become clear, only when you look into your heart...
Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens".~ Carl Jung.
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