GINA M BIEGEL, MA, LMFT

Practice mindfulness — download three favorite (and FREE) mindfulness techniques developed especially for teens.

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In this video, Gina Biegel, creator of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-T), shares her Pleasant Life Moments and Pleasant Events Calendar interventions. They are powerful teen-focused mindfulness practices that draw awareness to the many positive moments and activities in daily life.

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There are many ways to practice mindfulness, but you can download three favorite (and free!) mindfulness techniques developed especially for teens.

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Gina M. Biegel, LMFT, is a psychotherapist, researcher, speaker, and author in the San Francisco Bay Area who specializes in mindfulness-based work with adolescents. She is founder of Stressed Teens, which has been offering mindfulness-based stress reduction for teens (MBSR-T) to adolescents, families, schools, professionals, and the community for over a decade. She created MBSR-T to help teens in a large HMO’s outpatient department of child and adolescent psychiatry whose physical and psychological symptoms were not responding satisfactorily to a multitude of other evidence-based practices. An expert and pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based approaches to youth, she is the author of Be Mindful & Stress Less: 50 Ways to Deal with Your (Crazy) Life (Shambhala, 2017), The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens (2nd Ed., New Harbinger, 2017), and the Be Mindful Card Deck for Teens. (PESI, 2016).  She also has a mindfulness practice audio CD, Mindfulness for Teens, to complement the MBSR-T program; provides worldwide multiday trainings and intensive ten-week online trainings; and works with teens and families individually and in groups. Her work has been featured on CNN and Reuters, and in the New York Times.



 



Speaker Disclosures:



Financial: Gina M. Biegel is the founder and owner of Stressed Teens.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.  She is published by New Harbinger Publications, Inc. and receives royalties.



Non-financial: Gina M. Biegel has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.