Section: Monmouth Medical Center News

Monmouth Medical Center Presents Mindfulness Meditation

01/23/2017

LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Monmouth Medical Center, in conjunction with HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, is hosting Mindfulness Meditation, a free program where attendees can learn how to cope with stress, pain and illness on Monday, February 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital located at 14 Hospital Drive in Toms River.

Meditation is often known as a calming technique, but it can also help with stress and pain management. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a specific moment-to-moment awareness technique developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn which combines meditation, yoga and body awareness to help people become more mindful and deal with their illness.

Todd J. Cooperman, MD, FAAPMR, medical director for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls and section chief for the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Monmouth Medical Center will provide an introduction and Anita Pfisterer, LCSW, Little Silver Behavioral Health and program facilitator for the Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center, will present MBSP techniques.

A light dinner will be provided. The seminar is free however registration is required as seating is limited. Comfortable clothing is recommended. For more information or to register, please call 732-818-4781.

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