We’ve all heard ‘mindfulness works” and is the foundation for change in therapy.

But what do you actually do in session?

If you’re curious about new, evidence-ways to use mindfulness in your practice …

…that go past “focus on your breath” mindfulness then you’ll want to take this FREE certification course!

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  1. Review the empirical support concerning the clinical applications of mindfulness.
  2. Utilize easy to understand language to describe how mindfulness affects the neurological processes underlying clinical disorders.
  3. Assess for potential contraindications for the use of mindfulness with clients.
  4. Apply mindfulness skills to strengthen the therapeutic alliance.
  5. Employ mindfulness practices to impact the stress reaction and shift clients to a relaxation response.
  6. Use the mindfulness skills of awareness and metacognition to counter automatic thought patterns related to anxiety and depression.
  7. Apply loving-kindness meditations to increase client well-being and relationship quality.
  8. Practice the use of R.A.I.N. (Recognize, Accept, Investigate, Non-Attachment) to identify triggers and work with cravings that could lead to addiction relapse.
  9. Utilize present-moment awareness and deep breathing practices to manage physiological and emotional anger responses.
  10. Employ grounding techniques and breathing exercises to increase feelings of safety in traumatized clients.
  11. Integrate brief mindfulness practices into clinical treatment to improve client engagement.
  12. Demonstrate the three steps of the Giving and Receiving Self-compassion practice to increase clinician presence and improve clinical outcomes.
  13. Adapt mindfulness practices for diverse populations to improve clinical efficacy.

Outline Open Mindfulness and the Clinician:
“Know What You Teach” and “Teach What You Know”
Mindfulness Psychoeducation Approaches:
Easy to Use Strategies to Enhance Motivation in Therapy
Deepen the Therapeutic Relationship:
Build Presence, Trust and Empathetic Connection with Clients
Teach Mindfulness to Clients:
Formal and Informal Mindfulness Practices
Group Therapy vs. Individual Sessions Anxiety and Stress:
Mindfulness Interventions to Relax the Body and Mind
Mindfulness and Trauma:
Disempower Intrusive Thoughts
Using Mindfulness in Depression Treatment Mindfulness for Addictions: Break the Habit Loop Mindful Anger: Breathing and Self-Soothing Techniques Mindfulness, Diversity, & Cultural Humility Mindfully Conquer Compassion Fatigue
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