Sometimes the only thing standing between us and our goals is a bit of direction. This is as true for us as clinicians, as it is for our clients. You’ve had exposure to mindfulness. You’ve read the articles and taken the one-day classes. You know the benefits, but you’re looking for more. More answers to your specific questions on how to establish a mindfulness practice in your clinical work. More direction on how to integrate mindfulness into your treatment plans for specific disorders including anxiety, depression, trauma and addiction. More practice, guidance, and feedback on utilizing mindfulness in specific therapeutic situations.
But how will you reach your goal of bringing this safe, powerful, and clinically effective tool into your sessions? Watch this Course and get the direction you’re seeking with the in-depth training that only a multi-day workshop can provide!
This program will answer your questions on the logistics of organizing and leading a mindfulness practice with clients, train you to effectively use numerous core and advanced mindfulness skills, and provide detailed instruction on incorporating them into your treatment plans for specific mental health disorders.
Full of real-life case examples, this experiential workshop will also provide you with the opportunity to practice the mindfulness skills you learn, giving you the confidence and competence you need to utilize them in your very next session!
Key Benefits of Watching:
Add new dimensions to your treatment plans for anxiety, depression, PTSD, sleep, pain, addiction, and more
Instruction and interactive demonstrations on specific mindfulness techniques and interventions
Learn to structure and lead group mindfulness sessions with exercises and tips on space and time
Make the most of each session - mindfulness for specific therapeutic situations
Multiple experiential opportunities to practice
Receive supportive feedback to grow the skills needed to teach mindfulness in session
Rochelle Calvert (Voth), Ph.D., CMT, SEP, BCBA, is the founder of New Mindful Life. She has studied mindfulness for the past 16 years and has taught classes, courses, workshops and retreats. Rochelle leads classes/courses/seminars in Six-week Introductory Training in Mindfulness, (S.I.T.), Awake in the Wild- Nature-Based Mindfulness retreats, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness Based Eating, Mindful Parenting and Mindful Workplace. She also facilitates professional trainings in mindfulness for clinicians and travels the country teaching seminars for PESI. She also works as clinical psychologist in private practice in San Diego.
Rochelle offers mindfulness, nature-based therapy and somatic experiencing as a psychologist with New Mindful Life. Her therapeutic approach includes teaching people individual mindfulness meditations - both indoors and outdoors - specific to their unique concerns to support healing. She also integrates somatic experiencing healing (body-based healing through nervous system reorganization) with the mindfulness and nature-based meditation practices. Rochelle has therapeutic specialty areas of training to support integration of these services to individuals struggling with life transitions, depression, anxiety, PTSD, pain conditions, eating disorders, as well as families of developmentally delayed children/adults.
Financial: Rochelle Calvert is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Rochelle Calvert is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Association for Behavior Analysis.
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Articulate how psychoeducational explanations of mindfulness, its empirical support, and neurobiology can be used to enhance clients’ engagement in therapy.
Motivate clients to incorporate mindfulness into their daily lives with informal practices they can integrate into their everyday routines.
Explore the importance of the connection between therapist and client in contributing to positive clinical outcomes and articulate how mindfulness training can enhance the cultivation of the therapeutic relationship.
Teach clients with insomnia how to utilize diaphragmatic breathing techniques that can improve sleep outcomes.
Communicate how mindfulness can be used in treatment plans for anxiety to calm the arousal state.
Consider the clinical implications of research regarding the utility of mindfulness based approaches in the treatment of chronic pain.
Instruct clients with eating disorders on how to use mindfulness to monitor their eating responses to challenging mental or emotional states.
Explore how mindfulness can be taught in the clinical setting to help depressed clients manage their symptoms.
Assess differences between individual and group mindfulness practices and communicate how this information can be used to create effective therapeutic environments for the unique needs of clients.
Evaluate the clinical impact of research exploring the use of mindfulness-based practices with empirically supported treatments for trauma.
Articulate how to diversify available clinical techniques, and individualize treatment, by integrating mindfulness as an adjunctive therapy.
Characterize how mindfulness can increase self-awareness when used in therapy to help clients better manage their thoughts, emotions and behaviours.
Further Know Mindfulness: Know What You Teach and Teach What You Know
How personal practice informs your teaching
The four foundations of mindfulness
Develop and deepen personal daily mindfulness practice
How to use community support and learning
The Therapeutic Relationship: Use Mindfulness to Build Trust and Connection with Your Clients
Improvement in clinical attention
Affect regulation – therapist and client
Empathetic connection with client
Compassion fatigue/compassionate presence
Being present in session to support change
Build clients trust in themselves
Psychoeducation Techniques: Enhance Client Understanding and Motivation
What Mindfulness is … and what it is not
Explain mindfulness through different modalities-visually, metaphorically, poetry
Motivate clients with explanations of neuroplasticity and change
Reacting vs responding – turn off the automatic pilot
Empirical support for mindfulness, improved symptomology, and well-being
Group Therapy vs. Individual Sessions: Create Effective Therapeutic Environments
Types of mindfulness-based group programs
Group emotional resonance
Considerations on space and time
Mindfulness directly applied in the one to one clinical session
Personalize the practice – determine which format is best for your client
Seize the opportunity of the individual session
Understand situations that may contraindicate applying mindfulness in session
Formal Mindfulness Practices: Answers to Your Logistical Questions
Embodiment of mindfulness
Offering options for posture, range of experience and types of practice that best support client
Use of language that promotes clarity and understanding of mindfulness
Form of leading the practice
Leading inquiry-questions to support deepening client experience of mindfulness
Creative Opportunities for Mindfulness in Life: Informal Mindfulness Practices
Mindful daily moments
Brief practices for day to day activity
Learn ways to creatively adapt everyday mindfulness practices for your client
Mindfulness in Session: Keys to Starting and Sustaining Change
Applying the foundations of mindfulness
Using reactivity/patterns to assist in sustainable change
Identifying common barriers and techniques
Teaching the “antidotes” to suffering
How to Integrate Mindfulness Into Your Treatment Plans For:
Relax the arousal state – meditation vs. medication
Reduce anxious thoughts with focus on the body
3-minute breathing practice
Mindful walking practice: how to get started
Diaphragmatic breathing to improve sleep
Calm the mind to fight insomnia
Mindful practice with technology
Manage negative self-talk with awareness of thought
Awareness practice – cope with limited energy
Nature and well-being
Body awareness-somatic movement
The latest research on mindfulness and persistent pain
Awareness and acceptance of present experience
Pain related anxiety
Mindful eating and self-control
Types of hunger – eating awareness and skilful responding
Mindful awareness of triggers and relapse prevention
Urge surfing: mindfulness to cope with urges
Taking in the good – noticing the good events in life
Concentration and focusing practices
Ongoing Mindfulness: Assessment, Growth and Support
Assess how practices are working for the client
Adapt, create, modify to grow the path of practice for your client’s unique needs
Develop sustainable change with mindfulness
Limitations of the Research and Potential Risks
Safeguards when teaching mindfulness
Acuity and vulnerability of disorders
Considerations and recommendations
Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Therapists, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals
Additional Participant CPD must be purchased for each additional viewer. These viewers will watch the video with the main registrant, but will have individual access to course handouts and certification. The standard price of this program includes certification for main viewer.