Mindfulness Research and Therapy for Stress, Addiction, and Pain

Dr. Eric Garland, PhD, LCSW is Presidential Scholar, Associate Dean for Research, and Professor in the University of Utah College of Social Work, Director of the Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development (C-MIIND), and Associate Director of Integrative Medicine in Supportive Oncology and Survivorship at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Dr. Garland is the developer of an innovative, multimodal mindfulness-based intervention founded on insights derived from cognitive, affective, and neurobiological science, called Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (M.O.R.E.).

Research & Therapy

Dr. Eric Garland has over 10 years of experience as a psychotherapist offering cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, and clinical hypnosis. His groundbreaking work in the development of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (M.O.R.E.) continues to receive high praise and has helped hundreds of individuals ameliorate addictive behavior, relieve stress, and heal from physical and emotional pain. 

Dr. Garland focuses on translating findings from cognitive, affective, and social neuroscience into novel interventions (mindfulness) that effectively target stress-related, biobehavior conditions such as addiction, chronic pain, and emotional deregulation. 

Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) is a mental training program that unites complementary aspects of mindfulness training, “Third Wave” cognitive-behavior therapy, and positive psychological principles into an integrative treatment strategy.

Dr. Garland is a licensed Clinic Social Worker and Approved Consultant of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis with over 10 years of experience offering cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, and clinical hypnosis. His approach is pragmatic & solution-focused. 

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