Cultivating mindfulness and meditation reduces symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression and chronic pain. For mental health clinicians these benefits can support wellness, minimize burnout and provide a foundation for incorporating mindfulness and meditation into clinical practice.
This experiential workshop, comprised of two 1.5 hours sessions, introduces clinicians to the benefits that mindfulness and meditation can have in cultivating resilience and emotional intelligence for themselves and their clients.
3 continuing education credits available to NYSED LMSWs/LCSWs/LMHCs/LMFTs/LCATs who attend both sessions.
Ideal for NYSED certified LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LMHCs and LCATs, as well as clergy, chaplains, and others working in the field of mental health.
At the completion of the workshop participants will be able to:
- Define mindfulness
- Describe the potential benefits and research supporting mindfulness practice
- Describe how mindfulness practices can enhance therapeutic presence
- Describe how to begin to apply mindfulness practice in therapy sessions
Ananta is a certified Mindfulness teacher with Brown University and ordained Buddhist within the Triratna tradition.
Craig Sloane is a psychotherapist in private practice in NYC and a qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher through Brown University’s Center for Mindfulness.