What is Project UPLIFT?

The Project UPLIFT program is an evidence-based, 8 week program using mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy. Participants must commit to 1 hour, weekly group sessions where they will learn many valuable skills that have been shown to improve depression, psychological well-being and quality of life in people living with epilepsy.


8 group Zoom sessions over an 8-week period
Zoom sessions last one hour


Adults with epilepsy
(5-7 participants per Zoom group)



For more information about this program, please contact Shannon Wills, M.S.W., Programs & Client Services Manger at shannon@epilepsysandiego.org or (619) 296-0161 ext. 103.


Lori Bonfiglio, Project UPLIFT Facilitator

Lori Bonfiglio has been volunteering and working with the epilepsy community for over five years, and has a son living with epilepsy.  She was the Program Coordinator with the Epilepsy Foundation Greater Los Angeles for over two years and an active volunteer prior to that. Currently, as a trained UPLIFT facilitator, she facilitates Project UPLIFT groups working with individuals through the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County.