Navigating Cultural Differences: A Buddhist Approach to Mental Health – An Informal Discussion (UBC, March 22nd, 2016)

VANCOUVER - On the night of March 22nd, scholars, experts, and the general public gathered for a discussion about cultural differences in psychotherapy practices and how Buddhism can be a viable factor in bridging the gap. Panel speakers included: Dr. Dzung X. Vo, MD, FAAP, a Pediatrician specializing in adolescent medicine at British Columbia Children’s … Continue reading Navigating Cultural Differences: A Buddhist Approach to Mental Health – An Informal Discussion (UBC, March 22nd, 2016)

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Madness and Buddhist Compassion – A Talk by Dr. Mark Unno (UBC, March 21, 2016)

On March 21, 2016, the Buddhism and Contemporary Society at the University of British Columbia welcomed Dr. Mark Unno from the University of Oregon, with his guest lecture titled “Madness and Buddhist Compassion.” In his lecture, Dr. Unno examined various definitions of "madness" in both Western and Japanese contexts, its social impact on individuals, as … Continue reading Madness and Buddhist Compassion – A Talk by Dr. Mark Unno (UBC, March 21, 2016)

The Mindful Teen: Secular and Buddhist Mindfulness for Adolescents – A Talk by Dr. Dzung X. Vo (UBC, March 22, 2016)

On the night of March 22, scholars, Vancouver’s Buddhist community members and interested public attended Dr. Dzung X. Vo’s talk on mindful clinical therapy for adolescents and controversies surrounding secular mindfulness. Dr. Vo, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician specializing in adolescent medicine at British Columbia Children’s Hospital, and clinical assistant professor at the University of … Continue reading The Mindful Teen: Secular and Buddhist Mindfulness for Adolescents – A Talk by Dr. Dzung X. Vo (UBC, March 22, 2016)