Cultivating Emotional Balance

Cultivating Emotional Balance, CEB, is an evidenced based meditation and emotion awareness training to enable the practice of empathic, compassionate medicine and avoiding burnout. This is a pilot first time to be offered at UCSF with a reduced fee to encourage participation in evaluation of the course.

Skills include:

  • maintenance of healthy emotional boundaries
  • identification and management of burnout symptoms
  • learning the science of emotions, inside and out
  • applying mindfulness to daily emotions
  • using brief heart practices of meditation throughout the day

The learning format includes lectures, small group workshop, and individual personal reflection over the course of eight weeks, including a full day silent retreat.
CEB is taught by Osher Center Post Doctoral Fellow Eve Ekman PhD, MSW

Where: Osher Center, 1545 Divisadero Street, 5th floor, San Francsico CA 94115
When: Mondays 7:30-9pm: June 27th, July 11th, July 18th, July 25th, August 1st, August 8th, August 15th, August 22nd
Saturday, August 6th 10am-5pm.
Cost: $150
Instructor: Eve Ekman PhD, MSW:

Registration is required.

For Questions or to Register, e-mail Katrina Salangsang:





Eve Ekman is a post-doctoral scholar at UCSF’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Eve’s research focuses on reducing stress to sustain empathy and meaning in work. She is a teacher trainer for Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB), an emotion-regulation and meditation intervention based in western science and contemplative practices of emotion designed by Paul Ekman and Buddhist scholar B. Alan Wallace. Eve adapts CEB to train care providers in medicine, education and criminal justice.