The future of mental health is here. From indigenous wisdom practices to mind-body science to psychedelics to virtual reality, a vast array of mental health-enhancing practices are emerging and converging, promising to empower people with entirely new potentials for enhancing mental and emotional wellness. Find out what’s going on in the new mental health, and how you can immediately apply it to your life.
Cassandra Vieten, Ph.D., is a Senior Fellow at IONS, Director of Research and Associate Scientist at the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Executive Director of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, co-founder and Clinical Psychology Director at the Psychedelics and Health Research Initiative at UCSD. She is a licensed clinical psychologist. Her research has focused on spirituality and health, transformative experiences and practices, the development of mindfulness-based interventions for emotional well-being, and the development of media technologies to inspire awe. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She was a Scientist at the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group for 12 years and worked at IONS for 18 years, including serving as president. She has authored three books and has published numerous articles in scientific journals.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
TEDxSanDiego: Let’s Build a World That Supports True Mental Health
October 13, 2022
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