Half of the day will be in a classroom setting and the second half will be experiential. Stay tuned for more information
A non profit organization, dedicated to providing resources and educational workshops to mental health professionals in Northern nevada
experiential retreat workshop
Mental Health Peer Connections
Friday, December 6, 2019
The Art of
Mindfulness & Therapy
Kathy Schwerin, LMFT
Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community Leader
Licensed Level $149
Intern Level $129
Student Level $69
Strengthening resiliency can enhance the efficacy of your therapeutic interactions. In this didactic session that includes a Q & A session, we will address ways to maintain and enhance enthusiasm for the healing work that mental health professionals are engaged in by identifying personal and organizational manifestations of burnout/compassion fatigue and identifying holistic self-care strategies to maintain enthusiasm and compassion.
The class material is informed by the wisdom of Drs. Steven C. Hayes ( ACT) , Jon Kabat-Zinn,(Full Catastrophe Living), Viktor Frankl (Logotherapy) and Charles R. Figley (Treating Compassion Fatigue).
Some of the learning points:
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Mindful Therapy: Enhance your awareness, resilience,
compassion & enthusiasm
9am-12pm Compassion Fatigue
1-4pm The Art of Mindfulness & Therapy
6 CEUs/6 Hours
CEU applications sent to the governing board of MFTs, CPCs, SWs, and Drug/Alcohol Counselors and RNs and the Psychological Examiners Board.
Mindfulness is being aware of what is happening in the present moment without judgement. This workshop will be both didactic and experiential.
You can expect to have direct experience of what it means to be mindful in various settings, whether alone or in relationship with clients, as well as how to introduce mindfulness skills to clients for their use in healing.
Some of the learning points:
1. You will have a working understanding of mindfulness.
2. You will have a direct experience practicing mindfulness.
3. Best of all, you will have mindfulness tools to share with clients!
Tom Lavin, LMFT, NCAC
Clinical Faculty, University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine, Psychiatry, & Behavioral Sciences
A private non profit organization dedicated to providing resources to mental health professionals