Sustainable Caring Series

Welcome to the Sustainable Caring Series,  designed by psychiatrist Dr. Monisha Vasa, and mindfulness expert Cayce Howe. 


In these courses, we guide you through a step by step online course designed specifically to support your own wellness and resilience through the trials of caring for others.


This  six week online course focuses on development of mindfulness and compassion, especially as they pertain to burnout prevention and sustainability. 


Who is this for?


Parents, family caregivers, teachers, those struggling to find time for self-care,  and individuals with innate empathic qualities looking for inner resilience tools. 




• Greater resilience

• Learn to navigate burnout  

• Improved work life balance

• Improved stress management

• Greater clarity

• Greater connection to purpose and meaning 

• Improved relationships 

• Development of a personal, sustainable meditation practice 

How it works:  


• Entirely self paced, online course with flexibility to suit your schedule

• Multi media approach with audio, video, and written content

• Includes guided meditations throughout the course

• Community access, share and learn with others


Course Packages

Sustainable Caring Series

A six week comprehensive program intended for anyone involved in caring for others. 

6-week course



Sustainable Caring for Clinicians

Clinicians such as physicians, nurses, psychotherapists, social workers, and any other individuals involved in caring for patients or clients.

6-week course
with specialized modules and additional content for clinicians 



Sustainable Caring for Corporations and Institutions

For leaders looking to develop mindfulness and compassion in the workplace especially as they pertain to burnout prevention and sustainability.

6-week course
24/7 Support

Your Instructors

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Dr. Monisha Vasa


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