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July 31–August 2, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

This Very Moment: Mindfulness in Psychotherapy

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Ronald D. Siegel
Ronald D. Siegel

Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD, is an assistant professor of psychology, part time, at Harvard Medical School, where he has taught for more than 30 years. He is a longtime student of mindfulness meditation, serves on…
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For psychotherapists, human-service professionals, and others interested in personal development.

Mindfulness has been successfully practiced for more than 2,500 years and is a deceptively simple way of alleviating human suffering. Mental-health professionals are now discovering that mindfulness holds great promise for their personal development, as a way to enhance therapeutic relationships, and as a useful intervention for a variety of psychological difficulties. In this program, you learn

  • How to practice mindfulness inside and outside the clinical hour
  • Guidelines for tailoring mindfulness techniques to specific individuals and conditions
  • How to use mindfulness to augment cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, and systemic treatment
  • A step-by-step, mindfulness-based program for working with anxiety, chronic pain, and stress-related medical disorders
  • Ways to deal with the obstacles and challenges that arise when working with emotional difficulties in yourself and others.