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Paul Sugar
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Founder and Director of the Scottsdale Institute for Health and Medicine Center for Mindfulness. Paul completed the advanced MBSR teacher training in 1994 at the Center for Mindfulness pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and is a Certified MBSR instructor through the Mindfulness Based Professional Training Institute at the University of California San Diego. In addition, he is a Mentor for the MBSR certification candidates there. Paul is also a mentor for MBSR certification at The Center for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto, Canada. He has taught over 100 x 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction(MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) programs and has delivered hundreds of mindfulness based workshops and retreats for over 25 years. Paul also teaches Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention for Addictive Behaviors(MBRP). He has taught mindfulness in the health care, business, schools, sports and private sectors. Paul has been practicing and teaching meditation, yoga and tai chi for over 45 years. Paul's MBSR classes offer Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Nurses, Acupuncturists and Massage and Bodyworker CE. Continuing education credits are also accepted by a number of other professional organizations. In 1998 Paul created the Attention Academy school program which became a seminal study for the development of mindfulness in the schools. Paul continues his work with children as a Board of Directors member at www.innerexplorer.org He has also spearheaded a number of mindfulness based research studies in the healthcare field.
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Arizona
United States
English
Mindfulness Teacher
Certified MBSR teacher
MBSR training U. Mass 1993, Advanced MBSR Teacher training U. Mass 1998, MBCT training with Zindal Seigel 2007, Certified MBSR teacher UCSD , mentor for MBSR certification candidates UCSD 2015
20+ years
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP)
School Mindfulness

MBSR training U. Mass 1993, Advanced MBSR Teacher training U. Mass 1998, MBCT training with Zindal Seigel 2007, Certified MBSR teacher UCSD 2015 , mentor for MBSR certification candidates UCSD 2015

Jon Kabat Zinn, Saki Santorelli, Zindal Seigel, Susan Woods, Ferris Urbanowski, Elana Rosenbaum

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UCSD Center for Mindfulness, Scottsdale Institute for Health and Medicine

Stress Reduction, Peace and Well-Being, Reducing Fear, Anxiety, Depression, Addiction Cycle, Schools, Children, Workplace, Leadership

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