II International Congress on Mental Health and Social Innovation.
Fundació Althaia [a private non-profit foundation that provides comprehensive services to people in the health and social field] participates in Manresa 2022, providing the scientific point of view to Ignatius's lessons.
They organize a conference and a workshop about mindfulness and neuroscience. These activities are open to the public, mainly aimed at people interested in meditation and spirituality.
Joaquim Soler, clinic psychologist at Hosptial de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, PhD in psychology and expert in mindfulness will held the conference "Mindfulness, neurociència y difusió" [Mindfulness, neuroscience and dissemination]. As a European referent in mental health investigation and psychological therapies, he will talk about neuroscience, meditation and the human brain. The aim is to provide, from neuroscience, the explanation concerning what happens in the human brain when we meditate. Furthermore, it will explore why it has such benefits on health and well-being and its closeness to spirituality and Saint Ignatius.
Dr. Rosa Tejedor and Dr.Yolanda Martínez - psychologists at the Mental Health division in Fundació Althaia - will held a workshop "Neurociència, mindfulness y psicologia" [Neuroscience, mindfulness and psychology] also open to the public.
Both activities are free of charge. The conference will be available online, but the workshop will be in person.
Conference: 27th May, 12:15 am
Workshop: 27th May, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
* Event in Catalan, if interested please contact us through our email to check availability of simultaneous translation.