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Services: Mindfulness Rx for Stanford Nurses

by Dr. Kelly Werner


1½ Day Retreat on Mindfulness, Resilience & Compassion

for Stanford E2-ICU Nurses

10 CEs (Tuition reimbursement & ed may be submitted now through API

This retreat is designed to give Stanford ICU nurses skills and tools for thriving on their jobs. The 1.5 day workshop will focus on mindfulness, resilience and compassion. The days will be informative and very experiential. There will be some lecture, but mostly attendees will engage in self-exploration, mindfulness practices, experiential exercises, dyadic conversations and group question and answer.

  • Learn tools to reset and re-center between patients
  • Learn the neuroscience and benefits of mindfulness practice
  • Gain more control over your attention and reduce distraction
  • Gain tools to process on-the-job emotions like grief
  • Practice connecting w/ the humanity in patients & co-workers
  • Explore the right balance of on-the-job empathy/compassion for patients and self-care for you
  • Re-ignite your passion and motivation for patient care.

FORMAT: Full Day at Woodside Retreat Center (breakfast & lunch), Half Day at Stanford

COST: $495 (this price reflects a 50% discount for E2-ICU Nurses)

SESSION 1: Woodside Retreat Center – Choose One: Jan. 23, Feb. 10, Feb.. 20, Mar. 3 (Full day from 8:45am-5pm)  

SESSION 2: Stanford Hospital – Choose One: Feb. 12 (8:30am-1pm), Mar. 6 (1:00-5:30pm), Mar. 13 (8:30am-1pm), Mar. 27 (1:00-5:30pm)


Bio: Kelly Werner, Ph.D. received her doctorate in Clinical Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Stanford University in the science of emotional intelligence and mindfulness. Kelly is a facilitator with groups through Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) born at Google, and her own retreats on mindfulness, emotional intelligence and compassion. She deepens theses practices with individuals in her private practice as a psychologist and executive coach. Kelly has developed mindfulness, emotional intelligence, compassion and neuroscience curricula for SIYLI (for both corporate and community environments), she has consulted on the mindfulness and compassion curricular development with Center for Compassion and Altruistic Research Education at Stanford (CCARE), she has developed workshops in self-care for psychologists and health care professionals, and she has created the content for mobile device apps such as Simple Habit and SIYLI. For Mindfulness Rx, Kelly has used her expertise to create a unique curriculum combining neuroscience, emotional intelligence, compassion and mindfulness and tailored specifically to the Healthcare Provider.