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About our group

The Psychotherapy and Contemplative Science (PCS) lab is a group of scientist practitioners interested in harnessing the capacity for well-being that exists within the human mind that can be cultivated through social interactions and contemplative practices. We study interventions designed to promote well-being drawn from both biomedical and contemplative traditions. We are interested in understanding a) the effects of these interventions, b) how and for whom these interventions work, and c) ways of expanding access to efficacious interventions. We examine a variety of approaches for expanding access, including employing digital technologies and evaluating the impact of cultural factors.