@UCSDHealth expert avail for “Minding Our Youths” #mindfulness #bullying

Article ID: 648147

Released: 16-Feb-2016 6:05 PM EST

Source Newsroom: University of California San Diego Health

Expert Pitch

Newswise — Steven Hickman, PsyD, is a psychologist at UC San Diego Health with expertise in mindfulness and meditation. Learn how the practice of mindfulness is being brought into schools and other settings to prevent and address technology overload, bullying, obesity, and performance anxiety. More importantly, learn how mindfulness can be used to improve grades, self-confidence and sports performance so that children thrive in schools.

Interviews with Dr. Hickman are offered in advance of the national conference, “Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth: Mindfulness and Compassion from the Classroom to the Clinic and Beyond,” which will take place from Feb. 26-28, 2016 in San Diego.

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