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The Impact of Spirituality and Meditation on Health - Amy Wachholtz, Ph.D., M.Div., MS

  • 19 May 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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The Impact of Spirituality and Meditation on Health

Amy Wachholtz, Ph.D., M.Div., MS

Spiritual practices can take multiple forms including meditation. This talk will explore the research on how spiritual and meditative practices affect both individual and organizational health.


Dr. Amy Wachholtz is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and the Director of Health Psychology at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Wachholtz graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Boston University where she specialized in Bioethics. She continued her education to earn her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Bowling Green State University where she had a dual specialization in Behavioral Medicine and Psychology of Religion. She completed her internship through fellowship training at Duke University where she focused on medical psychology and pain management. She also recently completed a post-doctoral Master’s degree in Psychopharmacology. Her research and clinical interests focus on 1) bio-psycho-social-spiritual model of chronic pain disorders and 2) the complexities of treating of co-morbid pain and opioid addiction in both acute pain and chronic pain situations.

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