Our Story

Dr. Monisha Vasa, a psychiatrist specializing in physician health and workplace wellness, saw a tremendous need for resources aimed at individuals deeply invested in their work and relationships. Similarly, Cayce Howe, a mindfulness and meditation expert who works with a variety of institutions, saw a need for supporting practitioners of all types in remaining sustainable and compassionate.

The two joined forces, integrating best practices of mental health, resilience, mindfulness, and self compassion, to create an online, flexible, and accessible program for anyone seeking to develop new tools for personal and professional wellness.  As Dr. Vasa said, "The themes of stress and burnout are ever present when we care for the work we do, and for the people in our lives. They arise because caring matters, and touches the core of what it means to be human and vulnerable."

Why is the Sustainable Series For You?

Flexible Scheduling

Learn the fundamentals of mindfulness, self compassion, and stress management--at your own pace, in your own time, from wherever you are. 

Care Focused

Learn strategies for sustainability, resilience, and burn-out prevention as you do the important and hard work of caring for others. 

Community 

Learn from the collective wisdom of other clinicians and caregivers by joining our community filled with resources and support.  

Cost Effective

Learn from nearly 70 lessons, videos, and guided meditations by expert instructors at a financially accessible price point

Your Instructors

Dr. Monisha Vasa

Psychiatrist

Dr. Monisha Vasa is a board certified General and Addiction Psychiatrist in Orange County, California.

 

She provides mental health and wellness support to the physicians and trainees at UC Irvine Departments of Pediatrics and Family Medicine, as well as City of Hope National Cancer Center. She is the co-founder of the Mental Health Collective, an innovative and integrative mental health treatment center in Orange County.

 

Dr. Vasa is also a mindfulness facilitator for the UC Irvine Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute, and a scholar of Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. She is the author of "Salve: Words for the Journey."

Cayce Howe is a senior mindfulness and meditation teacher in Orange County, California.

 

He teaches mindfulness to health professionals and staff at UC Irvine Medical Center and at the Mental Health Collective, a mental health treatment center in Orange County. Cayce has facilitated workshops and retreats across the United States and globally, and is also the founder of the Meditation Instructor Training, where he teaches others who are becoming meditation instructors.

 

Cayce is also a poet and author of the wisdom poetry book entitled: "Becoming Water: Poems on Life, Love, and Awakening."

Cayce Howe

Senior Meditation Teacher

Pebble Beach

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