As one of the objectives of the South Florida Center for Mindfulness is to spread mindfulness throughout the community, we've begun to arrange for one-day workshops in our area. Here is a listing of our upcoming mindful workshops and guest speakers:
Friday, July 13, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Faulk Center for Counseling in Boca Raton "Mindfulness-Based Strategies for Substance Use Disorders, Opioid Misuse and Chronic Pain" Presented by Gus Castellanos, M.D. Click here for more information!
Gus Castellanos, M.D. is a graduate of the U of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He practiced Neurology and Sleep Medicine in South Florida for 25 years. He has been practicing mindfulness since 1998 and teaching mindfulness programs since 2009. He is certified to teach MBSR by the University of Massachusetts Center For Mindfulness & trained by University of Miami’s Neuroscience Lab. He currently teaches at a variety of facilities through-out So Fla. including the University of Miami School of Medicine, Osher Center For Integrative Medicine, FIU College of Medicine, UMindfulness, Mindful Kids Miami, and the Sari Center for Integrative Cancer Care. He has trained thousands of participants in his mindfulness classes and workshops, including hospice leadership, physicians, US Army soldiers, First Responders and behavioral health specialists. He facilitates a bi-monthly mindfulness session at a local prison since 2011, lectures widely and writes a bimonthly Mindfulness newsletter. He founded a local mindfulness teacher group in 2011 that continues to meet monthly. He serves as adviser to Palm Healthcare Train The Brain Initiative, and to the MBSR program at Jupiter Medical Center, a UMass Center For Mindfulness affiliate.