For the past 10 years, the founder of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science (CCCS),
Emma JM. Ates studied and researched how to bring together Buddhist Mahayanist-Based contemporary application of Contemplative Science and Dharma art into mental health and psychotherapy... an ongoing journey.
She realized that using contemplative creative methods with multimodal mediums of observation and expression helped to clarify aspects of the embodied mind - cognitive, affective, spiritual, and behavioral - to regulate thoughts, emotions, and reinforce the existing strength and values of people who start the training.
The Centre for Contemplative Creative Science (CCCS) was created to offer Buddhist Mahayanist-Based contemporary application of Contemplative Science and Dharma art into mental health and psychotherapy. The development of contemplative creative workshops and professional training programs are designed for health professionals, therapists, coaches, educators, caregivers, and anyone in a helping profession interested in integrating contemplative creative approaches, practices, and interventions.
To guide and empower people to cultivate self-awareness and confidence, learn to regulate thoughts and emotions, and connect with their inner wisdom and compassion to become their authentic selves, live in harmony in their relationships with others, and cultivating gratitude for the planet and all beings.
At CCCS, the embodied mind training uses the contemplative creative approach based on both traditional and modern Buddhist psychology, contemplative science, and psychotherapy.