Watch this workshop recording for a unique opportunity to participate in an intensive, experiential and rejuvenating experience while learning techniques to help your clients. You will learn the latest scientific brain research related to yoga and mindfulness and how to implement brain changing practices, yogic interventions, specific mindfulness techniques, and self-compassion techniques in all phases of your therapy sessions.
This recording takes it a step further because you will experience first-hand the transformative power of meditation and mindful activities during clinical exercises and demonstration. Each day contains a balance of lecture with times of clinical meditation exercises, clinical yoga practices, and lunch will be provided for you to practice mindful eating.
Watch Mary and Rick NurrieStearns, who have co-led yoga and meditation workshops and retreats for several years and bring close to 70 years of combined experience in clinical meditation and clinical yoga practice. They are experts at showing clinicians how to empower clients to:
Apply mindful and yoga techniques to reduce anxiety, depression, shame, grief, chronic pain, and/or unworthiness.
Use self-compassion to make dramatic therapeutic changes.
Access beneficial memories to increase optimism and personal strength.
Incorporate mindfulness strategies to stay in the moment to soothe distressing emotions and relieve old trauma patterns.
Apply yoga interventions to calm the nervous system, as well as increase body and present moment awareness.
Cultivate an inner best friend to mitigate shame and decrease self-blame.
Strengthen relationships, increase authenticity, and sharpen problem-solving skills.
Unmask true values to establish meaningful goals in therapy.
This is a rare opportunity that you won’t want to miss! You are sure to leave feeling refreshed and excited to take this back to your clinical practice!
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Manual - 3-Day Experiential in Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation: Applications for Mental Health Clinical Practice
Rick NurrieStearns has co-led yoga retreats for 14 years. He has been immersed in consciousness studies, meditation and mindfulness practices for four decades. For 20 years, he was involved in publishing transformational books and magazines.
He was the publisher of Lotus and Personal Transformation magazines, and co-author of the books Soulful Living, Yoga for Anxiety, Yoga for Emotional Trauma and Yoga Mind, Peaceful Mind. He is a long time mindfulness student of Thich Nhat Hanh and a member of the Order of Interbeing.
Rick experiences chronic pain from an airplane crash and suffered from a tick borne disease. He relies on mindfulness practices for healing and has learned that you can cultivate happiness and inner peace even when you are hurting.
Financial: Rick NurrieStearns receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger’s Publishing.
Non-financial: Rick NurrieStearns has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Mary NurrieStearns, MSW, LCSW, C-IAYT, teaches seminars and retreats to teach clinicians how to take mindfulness skills, brain based protocols for treating shame and office-based yoga back to their clients. These evidence based clinical interventions move therapy forward by improving emotional regulation, restoring healthy nervous system functioning and cultivating healthier thought patterns. Both mindfulness and yoga practices have brought healing and calm to Mary’s clients and students.
Mary provides participants with the latest research results and pulls together the work of experts in the mental health field who are proponents of both practices (i.e. Bessel van der Kolk, Jon Kabat-Zinn). She draws on 37 years as a mental health professional counselor and 27 years of meditation and yoga practice. She is a certified yoga therapist, seasoned yoga teacher and ordained member of Thich Naht Hahn’s Order of Interbeing.
Mary is the author of Healing Anxiety, Depression and Unworthiness: 78 Brain-Changing Mindfulness & Yoga Practices (PESI, 2018), Yoga for Anxiety with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2010), Yoga for Emotional Trauma with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2013), Yoga Mind – Peaceful Mind with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2015), and Daily Meditations for Healing and Happiness: 52 Card Deck (PESI, 2016). Mary is the co-editor of Soulful Living (Hci, 1999) and former editor of Personal Transformation magazine. She has produced DVDs on yoga for emotional trauma and depression. Mary teaches across the United States.
Financial: Mary NurrieStearns maintains a private practice. She receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger’s Publishing. Ms. NurrieStearns receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Mary NurrieStearns has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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Articulate the psychological impact and long-term effects of emotional trauma on a client’s mental health.
Analyze the effects of yoga and meditation on the triune brain and the applications for clinical practice.
Distinguish between the default network, salience network and central executive network and utilize this information for client psychoeducation.
Articulate the concept of negativity bias in the brain as it relates to clients who have experienced trauma.
Explain the social brain and use of interpersonal neurobiology to activate the affiliation system of the brain.
Utilize concentration, distancing, observation and distraction in treating depression producing thoughts.
Apply breathing practices, simple body movement and self-compassion for emotional regulation.
Describe how to incorporate an emotional freedom technique to help clients with emotional stabilization.
Demonstrate components of mindful self-compassion for treating unworthiness and confronting the “inner critic”.
Additional Participant CE must be purchased for each additional viewer. These viewers will watch the video with the main registrant, but will have individual access to course handouts and certification. The standard price of this program includes certification for main viewer.