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Jenny Phillips is a cultural anthropologist, writer, and psychiatric nurse. For over fifteen years, Phillips has provided services in the mental health department of a large medical center in Concord, MA. Her specialties include crisis intervention, family therapy, behavioral medicine, and hypnotherapy.

Over the past ten years, she has worked with men in both state and county prisons, teaching courses on emotional literacy skills. Based upon her experiences working with prisoners and recording their lives behind bars, Phillips wrote an article, Cultural Construction of Manhood in Prison, which was published in 2002 by the American Psychological Association journal, Psychology of Men and Masculinity.

In 2008, Phillips released The Dhamma Broth
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Dear Friends,

This Spring, The Dhamma Brothers is coming to life in several new ways. Our dream of bringing the film to classrooms nationwide is finally coming to fruition, and Letters From The Dhamma Brothers is available now in e-Book format for iPads!

Letters From The Dhamma Brothers in E-Book format is filled with dazzling photos, as well as interactive video features and audio files. The E-B... Read more of this blog post »
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The Parable of the Princesses
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Symbol, Myth, And Rhetoric:...
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location: Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA, The United States
description: In recent years there has been increasing recognition of mindfulness and self-awareness as the foundations of emotional responsiveness, psychological change, and personal growth. This workshop brings together a group of practitioners and neuroscientists whose work constitutes the cutting edge on the neurobiological foundations of stress resilience, mindfulness, the effects of trauma on self-awareness and self-organization, and how mindfulness meditation and yoga can change the brain. We will exp ...more
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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead
Townie by Andre Dubus III
Townie: A Memoir
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“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
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One of my all time favorite books!
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