Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Mass General


The Benson-Henry Institute for mind body medicine is a world leader in the study, advancement and clinical practice of mind/body medicine.  The wellness center at the institute treats infertility, cardiac wellness, cancer, and a range of illnesses that have a stress component, such as pain, IBS, depression and anxiety, and asthma.  Dr. Benson is best known for his book “The Relaxation Response” which is a wonderful crash course on mind/body techniques that can be used by anyone to counter against our body’s stress response. 
Take a look at a recent interview with Dr. Benson on ABC News in which he explains how to elicit the relaxation response:
 Easy Ways to Take Off the Edge