1. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program
8-Week MBSR Session
A deep dive into mindfulness, offered quarterly, following the program designed by Jon Kabat-Zinn for use in medical and community settings – training includes 8 weekly 2.5-hour experiential sessions and a full-day silent retreat. Discussion and support provided to help you develop a daily mindfulness practice involving techniques such as breath awareness, seated and walking meditation, mindful movement/yoga, mindful eating and communication.
2. Mindfulness Foundations
Mindful Self-of-the-Therapist: Introduction to Mindfulness
2-hour training includes mindful assessment, experiential practice and reflection, and tips for developing both formal and informal mind-body practices.
Building a Mindful Therapy Practice: Mindfulness Applications for Clients
2-hour training includes a discussion of science and benefits, strategies and sample interventions, experiential practice, and connection to a network of mindful therapists
3. Special Topics
Stress: Improving Mental Health with Mindfulness
1-hour training includes a conversation about the impact of stress on mental health, presentation of benefits and basic “how-to” of mindfulness-based stress reduction practices.
Self-Stories: Exploring Narratives using Mindfulness and Creativity
1-hour training includes guided story visualization, discussion about self-stories, and use of mindfulness and creativity practices to accept and the re-story dominant narrative
4. Mindfulness Peer Learning Circle
Connect with other mental health providers on a quarterly basis to explore mindfulness research and share learning and ideas for using mindfulness in your therapy practice. Graduates of the MBSR Program are invited to join this learning community.
For therapists, social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other helping professions tools to help your patients help themselves and help you set your practice apart.