Episode 139 :: Gus Castellanos :: Addiction, Sobriety, Mindfulness, and Prison

Gus Castellanos

Gus Castellanos speaks with us today about Addiction, Sobriety, Mindfulness, and Prison.

The road to mindful practice is rarely a straight and level path. Usually there are twists and turns, unexpected roadblocks, places and times where there is a need to take a few steps back to start again. What is learned from that difficult journey can be transformative in our life, and the lives of others.

Gus Castellanos, M.D.,retired Neurologist, graduated from the University of Miami Medical School in 1980. He practiced neurology and sleep medicine in Palm Beach County from 1987-2007. He has been a practitioner of mindfulness since 1999 and a teacher since 2009 (mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindfulness-based attention training) trained by the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness and the University of Miami Neuroscience Lab. He currently teaches at a variety of facilities and venues throughout South Florida, including Sari Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, The Mindful Path, UHealth Fitness center, and has facilitated programs for FIU College of Medicine NHELP program, the Hanley Treatment Center, the Miami Dade Fire Rescue, and the U.S. Army and Hospice of Palm Beach County. He is involved in mindfulness research with the University of Miami Neuroscience Lab.

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Music for This Episode Courtesy of Rodrigo Rodriguez

The music heard in this podcast is from Rodrigo Rodriguez. You can visit his website to hear more of his music, get the full discography, and view his upcoming tour dates.