Collaborations

The CNS Program in Mind Body Research (PMBR) has ongoing collaborations with a variety of UCLA and community programs involved in Mind-Body activities.

    1. The UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) fosters mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society. www.marc.ucla.edu
    2. The UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine (CCIM) is a campus-wide program committed to the study and application of integrative medicine. The CCIM sponsors public and professional education, facilitates research and promotes appropriate practice of complementary, alternative, and mind-body medicine. www.ccim.med.ucla.edu
    3. The UCLA Center for East-West Medicine provides comprehensive care with emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation through the integrated practice of East-West medicine. www.cewm.med.ucla.edu
    4. The UCLA Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology brings together research expertise in the behavioral sciences, neuroscience and immunology to understand the interplay of psychological and biological factors in disease and how the resiliency of the human body can be aided by positive behaviors, attitudes and emotions. www.mattel.ucla.edu/pedspain
    5. The UCLA Pediatric Pain Program offers state-of-the-art medicine in combination with the regenerative power of complementary therapies to treat children suffering from chronic pain. Patients choose from a variety of healing modalities ranging from acupuncture to art therapy. The staff works as a team to develop an individualized approach for each child that involves active participation of the child and family. Collective wisdom and coordinated care greatly enhance the effectiveness of treatment. http://www2.healthcare.ucla.edu/pedspain/index.htm
    6. UCLA Anxiety Disorders Research program. The UCLA Anxiety Disorders Research Center (ADRC) is directed by Michelle G. Craske, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA. Professor Craske is the principal investigator on the various NIMH-funded, and UCLA-funded projects that are conducted through the ADRC. She has published widely on the assessment and treatment of fears, anxiety and anxiety disorders and provides workshop training for therapists both nationally and internationally. http://anxiety.psych.ucla.edu/people.php