Full Course Description


Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox for Rewiring the Brain: Intensive Mindfulness Training for Anxiety, Depression, Pain, PTSD, and Stress-Related Symptoms

OUTLINE

MINDFULNESS AND RESEARCH:

INTRODUCE MINDFULNESS TO YOUR CLIENTS

THE POWER OF SENSE GROUNDING

BRAIN BASICS, METACOGNITION, AND INTERPERSONAL NEUROBIOLOGY:

THE BEHAVIORAL SIDE OF MINDFULNESS

MINDFUL LAUGHTER FOR DEPRESSION AND GRIEF:

THE UPLIFTING POWER OF STORYTELLING

MANAGING MOODS THROUGH ATTENTION AND SELECTIVE MEMORY

HARNESSING GRATITUDE TO INCREASE POSITIVE EMOTIONS

HEALING EMOTIONAL PAIN THROUGH ACCEPTANCE, FORGIVENESS, AND COMPASSION:

MINDFULNESS FOR ADDICTIVE CRAVINGS

CHANGING THE PERCEPTION OF PAIN:

THE POWER OF SENSE GROUNDING TRAUMA:

REDUCING ANXIETY BY MINDFULLY MANAGING TRANSITIONS:

RE-ENVISIONING AND REFOCUSING:

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe and define mindfulness in a more broad way for the client.
  2. Summarize the basics lessons of Interpersonal Neurobiology and how mindfulness can rewire the brain.
  3. Explain the effects of stress and cortisol, and how diaphragmatic breathing turns on the parasympathetic nervous system.
  4. Demonstrate how to use stories as a way to shift awareness, enhance relationships, and recognize strengths.
  5. Use key mindful body practices that lead to better self-care and cognitive brain function.
  6. Describe multiple evidence-based methods for shifting attention that produce greater positive emotions moment by moment.
  7. Discuss the difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ stress, and the 4-methods for reducing stress.
  8. Examine the damaging effects of stress at cellular level and how lifestyle changes can alter these.
  9. Demonstrate stress-reducing transition skills through movement and walking.
  10. Describe how to use guided meditations designed to help clients to better accept, reframe and manage pain.
  11. Use the practice of constructive distancing to help clients get a broader perspective on any situation.
  12. Describe affirmations and methods for developing self-compassion and feelings of safety, trust, and forgiveness.

Copyright : 05/04/2015