Mindfulness: An Introduction

$74.95

This 15-hour online and experiential continuing education course for mental health professionals offers an introduction to some of the skills of mindfulness, discusses how these skills may be used in a therapeutic setting, and discusses some forms of therapy that integrate mindfulness with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The course also includes some experiential exercises so the student may try the skills.

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COURSE OBJECTIVES
  • Discuss and describe the concept of Mindfulness
  • Differentiate between Doing Mode and Being Mode
  • Discuss Differentiation and how it relates to Mindfulness
  • Discuss Individuation and how it relates to Mindfulness
  • Discuss emotional regulation and how it relates to Mindfulness
  • Discuss and describe Emotional Mind, Rational Mind, and Wise Mind
  • Discuss the process of Externalization and how it relates to Mindfulness
  • Discuss and describe Positive and Negative Thought Streams
  • Describe and discuss the Mindful Skill of Observing
  • Describe and discuss the Mindful Skill of Describing
  • Describe and discuss the Mindful Skill of Fully Participating
  • Describe and discuss the Mindful Skill of Being Non-Judgmental
  • Describe and discuss the Mindful Skill of Focusing on One Thing at a Time
  • Describe and discuss the Mindful Skill of Being Effective
  • Describe and discuss the Mindful Skill of the Power of Intention
  • Describe and discuss the dialectic of Acceptance vs. Change
  • Describe and discuss Mindful Acceptance
  • Describe and discuss Letting Go
  • Be able to conduct a basic Mindful Meditation
  • Discuss how Mindfulness may be used with CBT
  • Discuss several Mindfulness-Based forms of therapy