Pursuing Prezence: Live Mindfully Series

Managing Mental Health

With Guest Speakers Dr. Gillian Galen and Dr. Blaise Aguirre

Date/time: Thursday, August 20th 5:30-6:30 pm ET


Meet our Speakers

 Dr. Blaise Aguirre

Dr. Gillian Galen

Blaise Aguirre, MD is the founding medical director of the 3East unit at McLean Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard. He is a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) trainer and specialist. Dr. Aguirre is internationally recognized for his extensive work and lectures regularly globally. He is the author or co-author of many books including Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder, Coping with BPD, and Fighting Back. Dr. Aguirre has served on School Boards for both Oprah Winfrey and Jewel.

Dr. Gillian Galen is currently The Program Director of The 3East Intensive and Step Down Programs at McLean Hospital and holds an appointment as an Instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In 2013, she co-authored Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder; Relieve Your Suffering Using The Core Skill of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.  She has her own private practice with a focus on DBT.  Dr. Galen is also a Registered Yoga Instructor (RYT) and has an interest in the impact of yoga and mindfulness on mental health.

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