Observing

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is a blending of Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques. It was developed in 2002 by Segal, Williams and Teasdale for the treatment of depression. It was specifically developed to prevent recurrence of depressive symptoms after a successful therapeutic intervention. MBCT is composed of eight sessions, or lessons. During the first … Read more

The “What” and “How” Skills

There are six skills of mindful awareness in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). They are divided up into “what” skills and “how” skills. The “what” skills are what you do to be mindful, and the “how” skills are how you do what you do to be mindful. This worksheet lists and briefly describes each of these … Read more

Wilderness Therapy Programs

Wilderness therapy programs like the Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy 12-week Program combine therapeutic elements with outdoor activities in a natural setting to help treat individuals with a range of needs including behavioral, emotional, psychological, and substance use issues. In 2021, the Washington State Legislature directed The Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) to conduct a research … Read more

Wise Mind

One of the skills we develop in the practice of mindfulness is the skill of acceptance. Acceptance allows us to experience emotions without feeling obligated to react to them. This is done by noting the emotion, and then letting go of the negative thought processes that the emotion generates. We can benefit from mindfulness by … Read more

Mindful Moments – 7Cs of Family Resilience

All families encounter problems from time to time. When families go through a crisis, some fall apart, while others manage to “ride the storm out” and come through the other side relatively intact. Research has shown that families who manage to handle a crisis effectively all have certain characteristics in common. These characteristics are called … Read more

Mindful Acceptance

One of the skills we develop in the practice of mindfulness is the skill of ‘acceptance.’ Acceptance allows us to experience emotions without feeling obligated to react to them. This is done by noting the emotion, and then letting go of the negative thought processes that the emotion generates. We can benefit from Mindfulness by … Read more

FREE COURSE: Ethics and Ecotherapy

In February the Mindful Ecotherapy Center, LLC will be offering a FREE 2-hour webinar on Ethics and Ecotherapy.This will be a LIVE webinar on Zoom offered for FREE as we expand our course offerings to include webinars.This course is being offered for free to meet the criteria required by the National Board for Certified Counselors … Read more

Book a Training Seminar with Dr. Hall

Charlton Hall, PhD is available for training and instruction at your organization. This could be an in-person training, a webinar training, or a hybrid of both. Seminars are available in half-day, all-day, or multiple day formats for any of the topics in our Courses section of the website. The complete Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy Certified Facilitator Program … Read more

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