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The Power of Therapeutic Presence Kit
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$599.99 USD
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Authors:
TOM PEDULLA
CHARLES W. STYRON, PSY.D.
CHRISTOPHER WILLARD, PSY.D.
MITCH R ABBLETT, PH.D.
JANET SURREY, PH.D.
BILL MORGAN
SUSAN MORGAN
SUSAN M. POLLAK, MTS, ED.D.
CHRISTOPHER K GERMER, PH.D
PAUL R. FULTON
RONALD D SIEGEL, PSY.D.
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
1/1/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT052370
Objectives
[+] [-] 052115 - The Buddha's Wife
  1. Maximize your understanding of the guidelines for relational mindfulness
  2. Communicate how to tailor the practice to clinical relational situations -- especially deep listening and wise speech
  3. Establish how mindfulness practiced in relationship can help clients with relational / interpersonal difficulties

[+] [-] 052120 - Creating the Inner Holding Environment in Meditation
  1. Determine the three core elements of the inner holding environment for practicing mindfulness meditation.
  2. Establish the three inner holding environment elements during a practice meditation session.
  3. Practice monitoring, adjusting and re-establishing these core elements during meditation practice.

[+] [-] 052125 - Being Present with Pain
  1. Evaluate the neurobiological effects of mindfulness practice on experimentally induced pain
  2. Present cognitive, affective, and behavioral components of chronic pain cycles
  3. Specify how mindfulness practice can help to interrupt chronic pain cycles

[+] [-] 052130 - Cultivating Presence through Mindful Self-Care
  1. Create an understanding of connection between mindfulness, self-care and therapeutic presence.
  2. Utilize simple mindfulness exercises to enhance presence and practice better self-care.

[+] [-] 052135 - Cultivating Presence through Mindfulness and Compassion
  1. Implement skills of self-compassion during psychotherapy to enhance emotional resonance.

[+] [-] 052140 - Presence in the Face of Unwelcome Uncertainty and Insecurity
  1. Specify alternative approaches to the nature of personal & professional insecurity, and how it interferes with our ability to become and remain fully present in the clinical encounter.

[+] [-] 052145 - The Boundless Universe of Presence
  1. Determine how presence represents a gateway into the discipline of mindfulness meditation altogether.

[+] [-] 052150 - The Art of Equanimity
  1. Examine, both cognitively and experientially, how to begin to cultivate equanimity.
  2. Practice how to return to a state of equanimity when knocked off balance.
  3. Determine the phrases of equanimity.
  4. Practice, experientially, the key equanimity meditations.
  5. Utilize equanimity and how it can enhance presence.

[+] [-] 052155 - Therapeutic Presence via the Mindful Communication Sequence (MCS)
  1. Evaluate evidence-based mindfulness and here-and-now relationship management interventions for maximizing effective intervention timing, avoiding perceptual bias and error, and intervening based on all the available and relevant clinical information
  2. Develop skills for understanding and skillfully maintaining flexible and effective thinking and clinical decision-making, managing countertransference reactions to clients, and cultivating skills for compassionate perspective-taking and communication.
  3. Implement skills for to coaching clients in session to bring the Mindful Communication Sequence (MCS) to bear in their real-world interactions with others.

[+] [-] 052160 - The Science of Mindfulness and Compassionate Presence
  1. Determine the basic neuroscience underlying mindfulness and other contemplative practice
  2. Articulate the fight/flight responses as they relate to mental health and mental illness

Outline
[+] [-] 052115 - The Buddha's Wife
  1. Understanding the nature of the relational field in psychotherapy
  2. Guidelines for relational mindfulness
  3. Tailor relational mindfulness practice to clinical situations
    1. Deep listening skills
    2. Wise speech skills
  4. Practicing mindfulness in relationships

[+] [-] 052120 - Creating the Inner Holding Environment in Meditation
  • Three core elements of the inner holding environment
  • Demonstrate a practice meditation session
  • Presence skills from cultivating a sound foundation of formal meditation practice
  • Monitor, adjust and re-establish core elements

[+] [-] 052125 - Being Present with Pain
  • Neurobiological effects of mindfulness practice on experimentally induced pain
  • Cognitive, affective, and behavioral components
  • Presence arising from teaching oneself and clients to flexibly relate to pain
  • Interrupt chronic pain cycles

[+] [-] 052130 - Cultivating Presence through Mindful Self-Care
  • Connection between mindfulness, self-care and therapeutic presence
  • Mindfulness exercises to enhance presence
  • Mindfulness exercises to practice better self-care

[+] [-] 052135 - Cultivating Presence through Mindfulness and Compassion
  • Understand the science, components and benefits of self-compassion
  • Demonstrate skills of self-compassion
  • Implement skills of self-compassion in clinical work
  • Enhance emotional resonance

[+] [-] 052140 - Presence in the Face of Unwelcome Uncertainty and Insecurity
  • Demonstrate alternative approaches to the nature of personal and professional insecurity
  • Understand and demonstrate skills for resting in the reality of discomfort for both client and clinician
  • How not cultivating flexible relationships with uncertainty interferes with ability to become and remain fully present with clients

[+] [-] 052145 - The Boundless Universe of Presence
  1. From Tibetan Point of View, Presence provides a holographic view of the Dharma.
  2. There is a Ground, a Path, and a Fruition.
    1. Ground:
      1. kindness, gentleness, straightforwardness
      2. discipline and joy
      3. freedom from hope and fear
      4. unpredictability or inscrutability
    2. Path: What is being communicated or taught
    3. Fruition: Transmission, which goes beyond the written or the spoken word.

[+] [-] 052150 - The Art of Equanimity
  • Defining and cultivating perspective on the relevance of equanimity in clinical work
  • Cognitively and experientially begin to cultivate equanimity
  • Return to a state of equanimity when clinical work prompts imbalance
  • Phrases of equanimity
  • Practice, experientially, the key equanimity meditations
  • When to utilize equanimity - how it can enhance presence

[+] [-] 052155 - Therapeutic Presence via the Mindful Communication Sequence (MCS)
  1. Mindfulness and here-and-now relationship management interventions
    1. Maximize effective intervention timing
    2. Avoid perceptual bias and error
    3. Intervene based on available and relevant clinical information
  2. Demonstrate skills
    1. Skillfully maintaining flexible and effective thinking
    2. Clinical decision-making
    3. Manage countertransference reactions
    4. Cultivate skills for compassionate perspective-taking and communication
  3. Skills for coaching clients in session to bring the Mindful Communication Sequence (MCS)

[+] [-] 052160 - The Science of Mindfulness and Compassionate Presence
  • Basics of neuroscience and science regarding the benefits underlying mindfulness practice
  • Fight/flight responses as they relate to mental health and mental illness and how mindfulness impacts these
  • Understand how mastery of understanding the science of mindfulness enhances therapeutic presence in the teaching of it

Author

TOM PEDULLA

A faculty and board member at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, Tom Pedulla maintains a full-time private practice in Arlington, MA, where he works with individual adults and leads MBCT (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy) groups. He has practiced mindfulness meditation in the Vipassana tradition since 1987. Tom is also a contributing author of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition and a co-author of Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy.

CHARLES W. STYRON, PSY.D.

Charles W. Styron, Psy. D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Watertown, Massachusetts, as well as a consulting psychologist for Caritas Norwood Hospital in Norwood, Massachusetts. He is also the treasurer for The Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy, a former architect, and a family man with 21-year-old daughter. Additionally, Dr. Styron has been a practitioner and teacher in the Shambhala and Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist traditions for 38 years. He is a contributing author toMindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition.

CHRISTOPHER WILLARD, PSY.D.

Christopher Willard, Psy. D., is one of the world's leading experts on mindfulness with young people, having trained thousands of professionals and young people on the practice and benefits of mindfulness. He is a psychologist and consultant based in Boston, working individually as well as consulting to schools, hospitals and other organizations. Additionally, he is the author of multiple books on psychology, child development, contemplative practice and more. Dr. Willard is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network and serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. In addition to serving on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Willard leads courses and workshops around the world and online. You can find his website at drchristopherwillard.com, where you can watch his TEDx talks and learn more about his books and work. Dr. Willard is the author of Child's Mind (2010), Growing Up Mindful (2016) and three other books. He is the co-author of the bestselling Growing Mindful and Growing Happy card decks.

When not working, he enjoys time with his family, traveling, cooking, eating, hiking, writing and any combination of these he can manage.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Christopher Willard maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger Publishing, Guilford Press, and Parallax Press. Dr. Willard is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network. He is on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and is faculty of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Willard receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Christopher Willard has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

MITCH R ABBLETT, PH.D.

Mitch Abblett, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist, clinical administrator, supervisor and trainer. He has appeared on local and regional television programs in New England, and has written in professional periodicals regarding children’s mental health needs. Dr. Abblett also serves as the Clinical Director of Judge Baker Children’s Center’s Manville School, a well-established therapeutic day school for special education children with significant learning, emotional and behavior challenges. In addition to his work with emotionally-behaviorally disordered children, Dr. Abblett has also worked with a variety of populations presenting difficult behavior patterns (aggression, trauma reactivity, combat veterans, sexual perpetration, and addiction). Dr. Abblett has conducted numerous trainings regarding clinical work with difficult populations, and is a dynamic, engaging speaker.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Mitch Abblett is the Clinical Director of the Manville School/Judge Baker Children’s Center. He is an adjunct faculty member at the Massachusetts School for Professional Psychology. He maintains a private practice. Dr. Abblett receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dr. Mitch Abblett is a member of the American Psychological Association.

JANET SURREY, PH.D.

Janet Surrey, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Newton. She is a Founding scholar of the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute at the Stone Center, Wellesley College and a Board member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. She is trained as an Insight Dialogue teacher in the Buddhist Theravadan tradition and co-author of The Buddha's Wife: the Path of Awakening Together.

BILL MORGAN

Bill Morgan is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Cambridge and Quincy, MA. He is a founding board member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, and has participated in 8 years of intensive retreats in the Theravada, Zen, and Tibetan schools of Buddhism during his forty years of meditation practice. He has led mindfulness retreats, workshops and courses for mental health professionals for the past 20 years. Bill is a contributing author to Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition.

SUSAN MORGAN

Susan Morgan is a psychotherapist who teaches mindfulness meditation to individuals and groups, and consults with psychotherapists interested in deepening their meditation practice and therapeutic presence. Susan has practiced Buddhist meditation for 25 years, primarily in the Theravada tradition, and recently completed a 4-year retreat with her partner Bill. She has co-led mindfulness retreats and workshops for psychotherapists with Bill for the past 15 years. Lovingkindness and mindfulness of the body are integral to her teaching. Susan is a contributing author to Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition.

SUSAN M. POLLAK, MTS, ED.D.

Susan M. Pollak, MTS, Ed.D, is a faculty member in psychology at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, where she has taught and supervised since the mid 1990s. She is the president of the Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy, a founding member and senior advisor of Center for Mindfulness and Compassion, a psychologist in private clinical practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a Certified Teacher of the MSC program. Dr. Pollak co-taught Mindful Self-Compassion during its early development and she is co-author of Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy www.sittingtogether.com/authors.php, a contributing editor of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, 2nd edition. Her blog about Mindfulness and Compassion at Psychology Today is called “The Art of Now”.

CHRISTOPHER K GERMER, PH.D

Christopher K. Germer, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice. He is a Clinical Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School and a founding member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He is a co-editor of the professionally acclaimed book Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, and author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Christopher Germer is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Christopher Germer is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

PAUL R. FULTON

Paul R. Fulton, is a clinical psychologist, part time Lecturer in Psychology at Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, co-founder, and former president of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, course director for IMP’s year-long Certificate Program in Mindfulness & Psychotherapy. A student of Buddhist psychology for over 47 years, he received Zen jukai initiation in Soto Zen in 1972. He is co-editor and co-author ofMindfulness and Psychotherapy and contributing author to a number of other volumes. He is in private practice of psychotherapy in Newton, MA.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Paul Fulton is in private practice. He receives an honorarium from the Institute for Mediation and Psychotherapy. Dr. Fulton receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Paul Fulton is a member of the board of directors of the Institute for Mediation and Psychotherapy.

RONALD D SIEGEL, PSY.D.

Ronald D Siegel, Psy.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, where he has taught for over 25 years. He is a longtime student of mindfulness meditation and serves on the Board of Directors and faculty of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He teaches internationally about mindfulness and psychotherapy and mind/body treatment, has worked for many years in community mental health with inner city children and families, and maintains a private clinical practice in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Dr. Siegel is co-author of the self-treatment guide Back Sense, which integrates Western and Eastern approaches for treating chronic back pain; co-editor of the critically acclaimed professional text, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy and author of the new step-by-step comprehensive guide for general audiences The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems,

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Dr. Daniel J. Siegel is a clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the executive director of the Mindsight Institute. He is an author for W.W. Norton publishing and receives royalties. He is an author for Bantam publishing and receives royalties. He is an author for Guilford Press and receives royalties. He is an author for Tarcher/Penguin and receives royalties. He is an author for Random House and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

NonFinancial: Dr. Daniel J Siegel has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 052115 - The Buddha's Wife
[+] [-] 052120 - Creating the Inner Holding Environment in Meditation
[+] [-] 052125 - Being Present with Pain
[+] [-] 052130 - Cultivating Presence through Mindful Self-Care
[+] [-] 052135 - Cultivating Presence through Mindfulness and Compassion
[+] [-] 052140 - Presence in the Face of Unwelcome Uncertainty and Insecurity
[+] [-] 052145 - The Boundless Universe of Presence
[+] [-] 052150 - The Art of Equanimity
[+] [-] 052155 - Therapeutic Presence via the Mindful Communication Sequence (MCS)
[+] [-] 052160 - The Science of Mindfulness and Compassionate Presence
Audience
Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals