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Integrate Tai Chi into Your Clinical Practice
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
5/15/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Analyze research on Tai Chi’s impact on depression and anxiety and articulate what this means for its use in clinical practice.
  2. Model the postures and movements of Tai Chi to guide clients in a moving meditation practice.
  3. Establish the role of the Vagus nerve in reducing anxiety and communicate how Tai Chi can be used in-session to stimulate it.
  4. Incorporate Tai Chi movements with meditation techniques to anchor the attention of stressed clients.
  5. Articulate how Tai Chi can be individualized for physically limited clients and communicate how these modifications can promote more effective participation in therapy.
  6. Characterize how clinical tools that increase self-awareness can be used in therapy to help clients better manage their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
The Latest Research on Tai Chi as a Clinical Intervention
  • Benefits and limitations
    • Physical, emotional, mental
  • The role of the Vagus nerve
  • Interdisciplinary research from the fields of psychology and sociology
Make Tai Chi Postures Easy and Natural for Your Clients
  • The 13 basic postures of Tai Chi
  • Yang Style – learn the moves
  • Regulated breathing
  • ”Push Hands” and partner based exercises
  • Step-by-step instruction
Incorporate Tai Chi into Your Treatment Plans for Depression and Anxiety
  • 4 ways to use Tai Chi to relieve symptoms of depression
  • Nonjudgmental observation of internal thoughts
  • Process intervention with the client
  • Demonstration and experiential exercise
Help Stressed Clients Cope with Meditative Movement
  • Anchor attention
  • Experience events without focusing on the extreme
  • Focus on the breath to reduce stress
  • Intervention demonstration and experiential exercise
Addiction: Adapt Tai Chi to Help Control Addictive Cravings
  • Identify addictive cravings
  • Disengage from automatic thoughts and triggers
  • Adapt Tai Chi to specific client symptoms
  • Demonstration of intervention
  • Experiential exercise
Tai Chi for Chronic Pain
  • The latest research
  • Adaptive exercise for special populations
  • Step by step instruction on Tai Chi Exercises for chronic pain
    • Salutation
    • Repulse the monkey
    • Move hands like clouds
    • White eagle spreads its wings


Dr. Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., M.A., LCPC, is a licensed counselor and certified Tai Chi instructor who works with clients dealing with mood disorders, life issues, and addictions. She uses mindfulness and Tai Chi techniques to help them reduce stress and gain insight into their problems. Dr. Nyang also accepts clients in need of treatment for alcohol and drug addiction and works with them in a special program that includes group and individual counseling to help them build a plan to get in and stay in recovery. A longtime student of meditation, Dr. Nyang spent one year learning walking and sitting meditation at a Buddhis Temple. She earned her master’s degree in counseling from Seaton Hall University and her doctorate degree in counseling education from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Elizabeth Nyang is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Elizabeth Nyang is a member of the American Counseling Association; and the Maryland Counseling Association.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychotherapists, Addiction Counselors, Nurses, Case Managers, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists