Psychiatry 175: Mindfulness Practice & Theory

Mindfulness Practice and Theory (Psychiatry 175)  4 Credits

Session A: June 26 – August 4, 2023 


Join us online in this 6-week class to study the practice and theory of mindfulness, including sitting and moving meditation, ways to deepen positive emotions like gratitude or joy, relational mindfulness, and methods for integrating awareness and creativity into ordinary activities.

We will examine the science of mindfulness for mental and physical health, including reduced stress, improved attention, and greater mind-body awareness.


Taught by Marvin G. Belzer, Ph.D. Associate Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center, Semel Institute for Neuroscience.

Due to high demand and relevance of the class content, we now offer a non-credit option for this class to the broader community.  

This 4-credit course is offered in the Winter Quarter and Summer Session A.The non-credit option is offered during summer only.

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Psychiatry 175 Student Testimonials:

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Soohee Explains How UCLA Psychiatry 175 Provides a Life Skill

Princess Addison Speaks About UCLA Psychiatry 175 Professor, Dr. Belzer

Juliette Discusses the Benefits She's Gained from UCLA Psychiatry 175

Josh Comments on the Course Work of Psychiatry 175