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This February, the Holistic Research Center (HRC) at JFKU will open its doors on the Pleasant Hill campus. While the center is not new, and has for the past two years been supporting students, faculty, and alumni in getting their research projects off the ground, as well as hosting public-facing events in the holistic psychology area, this is the first time it will have a physical space.

The space will serve as a community gathering point for people to get together to conduct research, support each other’s research, discuss challenges, and celebrate successes. “It will be a place to dream research of the future into reality,” says Zvi Bellin, Director of the HRC, “especially research that prioritizes respect and equity for all involved.” The HRC will host support groups for researchers, onsite research projects, and public-facing events.

We hope you will join us to celebrate the opening of this special space! This will be a community event including a ritual, guest speakers, and a student-lead guided meditation. Food will be provided by Urban Plates.

Date and Time

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • 1:00 PM
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  • Pleasant Hill
    100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA, USA
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1:00-1:20 pm Guided Meditation on Self Compassion led by Sage Williams (JFKU Alumni/Adjunct Faculty Holistic)
1:20-2:00 pm Somatic Movement Meditation led by Dr. Albert Wong (Program Director Somatic Counseling Psychology JFKU)
2:00-2:15 pmBrief overview of Holistic Research Center
2:15-2:30 pmPresident Bean and Dean Graney-Mulholland
2:30-3:00 pmHolistic Studies Research speaker
3:00-3:30 pmClosing ritual