Upcoming Medical Conferences in GarrisonSearch Criteria : United States of America Garrison
Apr 01 - 05, 2019 | CE 22.00 | USD $1999 | Garrison, New York
5-Day Certificate Program: Yoga and Meditation Retreat is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 01 - 05, 2019 at Garrison Institute, Garrison, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Nurses, Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22 CE Credits. Description: Experience the transformational practices of meditation, yoga, self-inquiry, present moment awareness, self-compassion and noble silence, along with their clinical applications, in an ideal setting – the magnificent Hudson Valley. This perfect location is ideal for deepening your learning of both yoga and meditation! All levels are welcome. The meditation and yoga retreat is a rich exploration into practices that cultivate happiness and healing. We will follow a balanced schedule of meditation, clinical teachings, art expression, group discussion, gentle yoga movement, transformational practices, mindful eating, walking meditation, noble silence and deep rest. We will journal our responses to inquiry questions, practice emotional regulation skills, learn to witness thoughts, calm our nervous systems and experience inner quiet. To ensure rejuvenation there is plenty of free time for walking, contemplation and resting. The Garrison Institute offers an exquisite landscape, walking paths, and healthful and incredibly well prepared vegetarian cuisine. Accommodations are simple, peaceful and in keeping with the healing atmosphere of the Institute. Objectives: • Analyze the effects of yoga and meditation on the triune brain as applied to 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. • Characterize the social brain, use of interpersonal neurobiology and accessing beneficial ancestor qualities 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, emotional freedom technique and self-compassion for emotional regulation. • Describe salience network, default network and use of sensory input for emotional regulation. • Analyze the neuroscience of anxiety, trauma and depression as it relates to treatment. • Apply specific mindfulness skills and practices as part of your anger management treatment regimen. • Teach components of mindful self-compassion and discuss its clinical applications with clients. • Explain how to teach clients to dis-identify from a narrative of unworthiness. • Explain the relationship between “inner critic”, shame, and treatment according to evolutionary psychology. • Assess mindful eating for its usefulness as a therapeutic tool. • Teach mindfulness practices to address negative thoughts regarding chronic pain. • Practice yoga poses and yoga Nidra applicable to the clinical setting for depression, shame and emotional trauma/anxiety. • Construct a life review-eulogy to help focus therapy on client’s most important values. • Evaluate a mindful communications process for conflict resolution and emotional bonding. • Incorporate mindfulness and self-compassion techniques to help regulate emotional distress. • Demonstrate breathing interventions/practices that may help reduce anxiety and depression. • Develop processes for reducing rumination and negative thinking with clients. • Practice teaching from script for brief therapeutic chair yoga for anxiety to use with clients. • Practice teaching from script for brief chair yoga for shame to use with clients.