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Harnessing Mindfulness in Clinical Practice


Average Rating:
   2
Speaker:
Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD
Duration:
6 Hours 18 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jun 14, 2011
Product Code:
POS042395
Media Type:
Digital Recordings


Description

Learn how to use mindfulness practices to help resolve anxiety, depression, stress-related medical disorders, and even interpersonal conflicts
Join world-renowned mindfulness expert, trainer and author, Dr. Ronald Siegel, and learn how to harness mindfulness in your clinical practice.
Mindfulness-based psychotherapy is the most popular new treatment approach in the last decade — and for good reason. Mental health professionals are enthusiastically discovering that mindfulness practices hold great promise not only for their own personal development, but also as remarkably powerful tools to augment virtually every form of psychotherapy.
Mindfulness is not, however, a one-size-fits-all remedy. Practices need to be tailored to fit the needs of particular individuals — and this program will show you how. Once you understand the components of mindfulness practices and how they work to alleviate psychological distress, you will be able to creatively adapt them to meet the needs of diverse people and conditions. You will learn which practices are best suited to more vulnerable or fragile individuals, and which are most effective for people with greater internal resources.
In this seminar recording, you will learn how to use mindfulness practices to help resolve anxiety, depression, stress-related medical disorders, and even interpersonal conflicts. You will also see how understanding their neurobiological effects can enhance treatment. Through lecture, experiential exercises, case examples, scientific research, and Q&A, you will gain practical knowledge and skills that will take your practice of mindfulness based psychotherapy to the next level.

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This online program is worth 6.25 hours CPD.



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Associate Professor

Harvard Medical School


Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD, has spent over 35 years as a part-time assistant professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. A long-time student of mindfulness meditation, he serves on the Board of Directors and faculty of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He also teaches internationally about mind-body medicine and the application of mindfulness and compassion practices in psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and other fields.

Dr. Siegel has edited and written several books, including the critically acclaimed professional text, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, 2nd Edition, a comprehensive guide for general audiences. He also authored several professional guides: The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems, Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy and Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy. His step-by-step self-treatment guide, Back Sense, integrates mindfulness practice, aggressive rehabilitation, and mind-body approaches to treat chronic back and neck pain.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Ronald Siegel maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with Harvard Medical School and the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He receives royalties as a published author. Ronald Siegel receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Ronald Siegel is a member of the American Psychological Association. He is an author for Psychotherapy Networker.


Objectives

  • Describe the three core elements of mindfulness practice
  • Identify common denominators in psychological difficulties
  • Specify how mindfulness practices can be tailored to the needs of particular types of clients
  • Describe the core attitude toward experience found in depression and how mindfulness practice can help to transform it
  • Indicate the mechanisms that maintain anxiety disorders and how these can be altered using mindfulness practice
  • Specify the core dynamic of chronic back pain and other psychophysiological disorders and how mindfulness practice can help in its relief

Outline

Mindfulness: What Is It Really?

  • The three pillars of mindfulness
  • What mindfulness is and isn’t
  • How to cultivate mindfulness both inside and outside of the therapy hour

How Mindfulness Works

  • Common factors in virtually all psychological disorders
  • Mindfulness practices as an antidote
  • Boost the effectiveness of all forms of treatment

The Neurobiology of Mindfulness

  • How mindfulness practices change brain structure and function
  • Understand how the neurobiology of mindfulness can free us from problematic thoughts and emotions

Fit the Practice to the Person

  • Guidelines to tailor techniques to particular patients or clients
  • Special practices for trauma survivors, fragile individuals, and others for whom meditation can be difficult or dangerous

Mindfulness and Intimacy

  • Enhance relationships, both inside and outside of the therapeutic hour
  • Track the flow of connection and disconnection in intimate relationships

Working with Depression: Entering the Dark Places Together

  • What mindfulness reveals about the dynamics of depression
  • Use mindfulness to move toward experience to wake up and come alive

Befriending Fear: Treating Anxiety Disorders

  • Overcome anxiety by befriending fear
  • Practice CBT on steroids: Embracing the wisdom of insecurity

Beyond Symptom Management: Resolving Stress-Related Disorders

  • The Strange Case of Chronic Back Pain
  • Treating sexual dysfunctions, insomnia, and digestive distress
  • See how psychophysiological disorders can be doors to personal development

Target Audience

Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals

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Comments

Kerry M

"This training was fabulous, the last word in mindfulness and psychotherapy."

Terry M

"Very knowledgeable speaker. Delivery was well paced and enjoyable. Liked his use of humor."

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