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2-Day Certificate Course on Mindfulness in Therapy
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on July 26, 2018.
Product Details
DVD Video - 8+ hours
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
7/26/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Articulate how psychoeducational explanations of mindfulness, its empirical support, and neurobiology can be used to enhance clients’ engagement in therapy.
  2. Motivate clients to incorporate mindfulness into their daily lives with informal practices they can integrate into their everyday routines.
  3. Explore the importance of the connection between therapist and client in contributing to positive clinical outcomes and articulate how mindfulness training can enhance the cultivation of the therapeutic relationship.
  4. Teach clients with insomnia how to utilize diaphragmatic breathing techniques that can improve sleep outcomes.
  5. Communicate how mindfulness can be used in treatment plans for anxiety to calm the arousal state.
  6. Consider the clinical implications of research regarding the utility of mindfulness based approaches in the treatment of chronic pain.
  7. Instruct clients with eating disorders on how to use mindfulness to monitor their eating responses to challenging mental or emotional states.
  8. Explore how mindfulness can be taught in the clinical setting to help depressed clients manage their symptoms.
  9. Assess differences between individual and group mindfulness practices and communicate how this information can be used to create effective therapeutic environments for the unique needs of clients.
  10. Evaluate the clinical impact of research exploring the use of mindfulness-based practices with empirically supported treatments for trauma.
  11. Articulate how to diversify available clinical techniques, and individualize treatment, by integrating mindfulness as an adjunctive therapy.
  12. Characterize how mindfulness can increase self-awareness when used in therapy to help clients better manage their thoughts, emotions and behaviors.
Further Know Mindfulness: Know What You Teach and Teach What You Know
  • How personal practice informs your teaching
  • The four foundations of mindfulness
  • Develop and deepen personal daily mindfulness practice
  • How to use community support and learning
The Therapeutic Relationship: Use Mindfulness to Build Trust and Connection with Your Clients
  • Improvement in clinical attention
  • Affect regulation – therapist and client
  • Empathetic connection with client
  • Compassion fatigue/compassionate presence
  • Being present in session to support change
  • Build clients trust in themselves
Psychoeducation Techniques: Enhance Client Understanding and Motivation
  • What Mindfulness is … and what it is not
  • Mindfulness vocabulary
  • Explain mindfulness through different modalities-visually, metaphorically, poetry
  • Motivate clients with explanations of neuroplasticity and change
  • Reacting vs responding – turn off the automatic pilot
  • Empirical support for mindfulness, improved symptomology, and well-being
    • Medical/health
    • Education/learning
    • Behavior/psychological
    • Relational
Group Therapy vs. Individual Sessions: Create Effective Therapeutic Environments
  • Types of mindfulness-based group programs
    • Group emotional resonance
    • Considerations on space and time
  • Mindfulness directly applied in the one to one clinical session
  • Personalize the practice – determine which format is best for your client
  • Seize the opportunity of the individual session
  • Understand situations that may contraindicate applying mindfulness in session
Formal Mindfulness Practices: Answers to Your Logistical Questions
  • Embodiment of mindfulness
  • Offering options for posture, range of experience and types of practice that best support client
  • Use of language that promotes clarity and understanding of mindfulness
  • Form of leading the practice
  • Leading inquiry-questions to support deepening client experience of mindfulness
Creative Opportunities for Mindfulness in Life: Informal Mindfulness Practices
  • Mindful daily moments
  • Brief practices for day to day activity
  • Learn ways to creatively adapt everyday mindfulness practices for your client
Mindfulness in Session: Keys to Starting and Sustaining Change
  • Applying the foundations of mindfulness
  • Using reactivity/patterns to assist in sustainable change
  • Identifying common barriers and techniques
  • Teaching the “antidotes” to suffering
How to Integrate Mindfulness Into Your Treatment Plans For:
  • Anxiety
    • Relax the arousal state – meditation vs. medication
    • Reduce anxious thoughts with focus on the body
    • 3-minute breathing practice
    • Mindful walking practice: how to get started
  • Insomnia
    • Diaphragmatic breathing to improve sleep
    • Calm the mind to fight insomnia
    • Mindful practice with technology
  • Depression
    • Manage negative self-talk with awareness of thought
    • Awareness practice – cope with limited energy
    • Nature and well-being
  • Trauma
    • Grounding/orienting
    • Body awareness-somatic movement
    • RAIN practice
  • Chronic Pain
    • The latest research on mindfulness and persistent pain
    • Awareness and acceptance of present experience
    • Pain related anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
    • Mindful eating and self-control
    • Sense awareness
    • Types of hunger – eating awareness and skillful responding
  • Addiction
    • Mindful awareness of triggers and relapse prevention
    • Urge surfing: mindfulness to cope with urges
    • Taking in the good – noticing the good events in life
  • ADHD
    • Concentration and focusing practices
    • Mindful movement
    • STOP practices
Ongoing Mindfulness: Assessment, Growth and Support
  • Assess how practices are working for the client
  • Adapt, create, modify to grow the path of practice for your client’s unique needs
  • Develop sustainable change with mindfulness
Limitations of the Research and Potential Risks
  • Safeguards when teaching mindfulness
  • Acuity and vulnerability of disorders
  • Considerations and recommendations


Rochelle Calvert, Ph.D., B.C.B.A.-D, is a clinical psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst in private practice in San Diego. Dr. Calvert has studied mindfulness for the past 15 years and offers mindfulness-based therapy to individuals struggling with life transitions, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, PTSD, pain conditions, as well as families of developmentally delayed children/adults. She facilitates professional trainings in mindfulness for clinicians and laypersons and has led classes, workshops, and retreats on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Six-Week Introductory Training in Mindfulness (SIT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness Based Eating, Mindful Parenting and the Mindful Workplace. She is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher and received certification through The Mindfulness Training Institute under teachers Mark Coleman and Martin Aylward. Dr. Calvert was previously the professional training director for the University of California San Diego's Center for Mindfulness and earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University in San Diego.

Speaker Disclosures:

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

Non-financial: Rochelle Calvert is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Association for Behavior Analysis.
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**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.

Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Therapists, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals