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Community Meetings Mindfulness Meditation for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

When:   Wednesday, January 19, 2011
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where:   Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Changes in treatment plans and making difficult decisions can cause stress and uncertainty. Learn how to use mindfulness meditation to center yourself when you encounter these challenges.

Catherine Polan Orzech, MA, LMFT, an instructor with the Mindfulness Institute at Jefferson University Hospital, and Aleezé Sattar Moss, PhD, a research associate at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, discuss:

  • The use of mindfulness meditation to achieve emotional balance
  • How to navigate feelings, adapt your perspective and center yourself despite changes in treatment, difficult decisions or times of uncertainty
  • Beginning your own mindfulness-meditation practice

About Our Speakers

Ms. Polan Orzech has taught mindfulness and mindfulness-based stress reduction for nine years. She is a marriage and family therapist using mindfulness-based psychotherapy to help individuals, children and families who experience interpersonal and relational stress. She is a certified doula and is becoming a certified childbirth educator through Childbirth International.

Dr. Moss examines mindfulness interventions for people with cancer. She is a certified yoga instructor and teaches mindful/therapeutic yoga in local studios and privately.


This activity is sponsored by Merck.