Teachers

Monica Hanson

Monica Hanson is a Senior Teacher at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), Stanford University. She has taught the Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) program for the public at Stanford School of Medicine since 2011 and with Stanford students since 2010. Monica is also a member of the leadership team at CCARE that co-developed and launched the Compassion Cultivation Teacher Training Certification program in 2011. In 2013, Monica was the lead teacher in a research study for Stanford Medicine Neuroscience and Pain Lab, examining the effects of compassion training, chronic pain and the impact on significant others. Monica lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and her family, friends, mentors, colleagues, participants in her courses, and those that cannot participate are the inspiration for her practice.

Events with Monica Hanson

Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Training
June 25, 2020

Level Beginner and above Silence Level Partial silence What is it? The Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) Weekend Immersion is a rare opportunity to dive deep into the core teachings of this exceptional program in just three days, surrounded and contained by the natural beauty and tranquility of Vajrapani Institute, (CCT is usually taught in weekly, non-residential classes over the course of 8 weeks.) CCT was developed by a team of world class experts. Thupten Jinpa, PhD — English language translator for his Holiness the Dalai Lama — devised the program in collaboration with a team of psychologists, scientists and contemplative…