Heated Yoga for Depression

“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” – Steve Jobs
It all started when graduate school became easier and she felt better after getting hooked onto yoga. Maren Nyer is a clinical psychologist from Boston, MA and studies yoga as an intervention for depression research.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

M NYER

Is An Assistant Professor At Harvard Medical School (HMS). She Is The Director Of Yoga Studies, Depression Clinical And Research Program (DCRP), Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She Received A K23 Award From The National Center For Complementary And Integrative Health (NCCIH) To Study Heated Yoga For Depression. She Also Received A Loan Repayment Program Award To Support Her Research On Heated Yoga For Depression From NCCIH. She Completed Her Pre-Doctoral Internship At MGH/HMS (2009-2010) And A Fellowship In Clinical Research At The DCRP (2012-2014). She Was Awarded The Kaplen Fellowship For Research On Depression, Which Explored Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Groups As A Treatment For Depression And Suicidality. She Received Her Bachelor Of Arts In Psychology From Cornell University And PhD In Clinical Psychology From The University Of Virginia. Dr. Nyer Has Published More Than 23 Peer-Reviewed Articles, In Peer Reviewed Journals.

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