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Mindfulness: An Educational Retreat on Cape Cod
July 11-15, 2016, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Sponsored by the New England Educational Institute

To incorporate mindfulness into our work and personal lives, we need an intellectual as well as an intuitive, visceral understanding of the practice. In this symposium, you will develop a solid theoretical understanding of mindfulness from both the Buddhist and western scientific perspectives. You will also receive instruction in mindfulness meditation and be given the opportunity for personal practice in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

Through lecture, demonstration, experiential exercise, and small group discussion, we will examine how mindfulness practice can enhance therapeutic presence and transform our understanding of the causes of psychological suffering across the diagnostic spectrum. You will learn when and how to introduce various mindfulness techniques to your clients or patients; how to utilize special techniques for treating anxiety, depression, chronic pain, stress-related medical disorders, and interpersonal conflicts; and how to creatively work with obstacles to mindfulness practice.

15 CE’s are offered to physicians, psychologists, counselors/educators, nurses, social workers, and marriage and family therapists.
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Mindfulness Inside & Outside the Therapy Hour:
3 Day Intensive Training

July 25-27, 2016 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates

Nova Scotia is beautiful in the summer, and provides a fitting environment in which to study and practice mindfulness meditation. In this three-day program, we'll explore mindfulness both conceptually and experientially, exploring its potential to enrich and enliven our personal and professional lives, as well as enhance virtually any form or psychotherapy. We'll examine how to adapt practices to clients or patients with a wide variety of difficulties, cultural backgrounds, and personality organization. This is high season in Banff, so if you might be interested in this program, please register and make your travel arrangements soon, and consider lingering in the area after the workshop!

CE’s are offered to physicians, psychologists, counselors/educators, nurses, social workers, and marriage and family therapists.
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This Very Moment: Mindfulness in Psychotherapy
July 8-10, 2016 Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Sponsored by The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
A weekend residential workshop

This experiential workshop will explore the many ways that mindfulness practice can enrich psychotherapy, enliven interpersonal relationships, and contribute to personal well-being. Psychotherapists, human-service professionals, and other psychologically minded people interested in personal development are all welcome to attend. You will learn:

  • How to practice mindfulness yourself—both inside and outside your work setting
  • Guidelines for tailoring various mindfulness techniques to individuals
  • A step-by-step, mindfulness-based program for working with anxiety, chronic pain, and stress-related medical disorders
  • How to use mindfulness to augment cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, and systemic treatments
  • Ways to deal with the obstacles and challenges that arise when working with emotional difficulties in yourself and others

12.5 CE’s are offered to most human service professionals.
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Cultivating the Inner Holding Environment:
An Intensive Mindfulness Retreat for Mental Health Professionals

August 6-13, 2016 Taos, New Mexico
Sponsored by Vallecitos Mountain Ranch.

With Bill Morgan, Psy.D., and Susan Morgan, MSN, RN, CS and Ronald Siegel, Psy.D.

By stepping out of everyday life in a retreat environment, we can explore the subtle habits of heart and mind more easily. This retreat will be experience-near, focusing on the development of mindfulness practice and its relevance in our work with others, particularly in the cultivation of accurate empathy and therapeutic presence. There will be daily mindfulness meditation instruction and three to four hours of meditation each day, study modules most afternoons in combination with small group discussion, and individual meetings with teachers.

The rest of the time we will observe silence, including during meals, to facilitate a deeper contemplative experience. This is a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in an exquisite natural environment and work closely with leaders in the growing field of clinical mindfulness meditation and compassion. Every effort will be made by the teachers and staff to give each participant a delightful, educational, retreat experience, so that you can return home with renewed enthusiasm for clinical work and for cultivating mindfulness and compassion in daily life. 

This retreat is limited to 32 participants. 20 CE credits available to psychologists, social workers and licensed mental health counselors.
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