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3 Day: Integrating MBSR into Your Clinical Practice
Audio CD
$599.99 USD
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This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on December 9, 2019.
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Audio CD - 8+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
12/9/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
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  1. Present the core beliefs of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as they relate to clinical treatment.
  2. Ascertain the meaning of mindfulness and provide psychoeducation to clients regarding its use for reducing stress and improving mental health.
  3. Implement various mindfulness practices to decrease stress and improve symptomology in clients, including a body scan, sitting meditation, walking meditation and yoga practices.
  4. Articulate the essential core components of the MBSR program as they relate to clinical treatment.
  5. Identify techniques for increasing the effectiveness of meditation for improved outcomes.
  6. Teach clients how to integrate specific informal mindfulness interventions into their daily lives to alleviate symptoms and improve level of functioning.
  7. Utilize the breath and awareness exercises as an intervention to refocus attention and interrupt negative thoughts and ruminations.
  8. Interpret and differentially communicate mindfulness language appropriate for diverse populations.
  9. Evaluate appropriate applications of mindfulness practices for treatment in populations with trauma history, mental health disorders, and emotional and physical disabilities.
  10. Differentiate which mindfulness-based skills can be applied in a group therapy setting.
  11. Practice the process of inquiry and evaluate its ability to enhance client insight and reduce stress.
  12. Articulate the effectiveness of MBSR techniques in treating pain, stress, anxiety and panic in clients.
  13. Specify all 10 sessions of the MBSR program and the broad themes and client goals for each one.
  14. Characterize how to get a client to work through pleasant and unpleasant feelings to overcome barriers for treatment.
  15. Summarize the neuroscience research that shows the benefits of MBSR for clients.
  16. Specify how clinicians can identify situations in which MBSR-based techniques could be most beneficial.
  17. Establish how to effectively adapt MBSR to a group setting or individual setting to obtain the best clinical outcomes.
  18. Communicate how to adapt MBSR to children or adults specifically to maximize clinical effectiveness.
What is Mindfulness?
  • Core Principles
  • Application in the MBSR Curriculum
  • Universality and Adaptability (to specific populations and conditions)
  • Research on its Benefits
  • Limitations of Research and Possible Risks
What is MBSR and How it Works
  • Why MBSR was Created and the Evidence of Improved Outcomes
  • What MBSR Works Best for
  • MBSR Ground Rules and Fundamental Beliefs
  • Establishing a Culture of Safety, Connection and Commonality
  • How to assess if an MBSR Approach is Right for Your Client
Formal Mindfulness Practices: Guided Experiential Sessions-Practice the Techniques and then Debrief through Mindful Inquiry
  • The Body Scan
  • The Sitting Meditation with Awareness of Breath
  • The Sitting Meditation with Sound, Sensation, Feelings, Thoughts and Open Awareness
  • Mindful Movement and Yoga
  • Adaptations to Yoga
  • Walking Meditation
  • Loving-Kindness Meditation
Informal Mindfulness Practices: Practice Interventions Clients Can Use in Daily Life in Minutes or Less
  • The S.T.O.P. Technique
  • The Three Step Breathing Space
  • One Moment Meditation
  • Urge Surfing
  • The R.A.I.N. Technique
  • Creating Home Practices
  • Mindfulness Cues
The MBSR Curriculum: Experiential Learning: Making Practice Practical 
  • The Sequence and Themes of the MBSR Sessions
    • Class 1-3 – Grounding Mindfulness in the Body
    • Class 4-5 – Stress Reduction versus Response
    • Class 6-7 – Communication and Interpersonal Mindfulness
    • Class 8 – Summation and Bringing Mindfulness Home
  • Establishing Goals and Expectations for Your Clients
  • The Use of Language
  • The Power of Intention
  • Anchoring and Sustaining Attention
  • The Process of Mindful Inquiry – An Underutilized Tool
  • Home Practices, Reinforcing Mindfulness
  • Communication Strategies with Clients
  • Inter-Personal Mindfulness Strategies and Techniques
Emotion Regulation
  • Perception: The Lens of Experience
  • The Role of Arousal: Stress Reaction vs. Response
  • Working with Thoughts
  • Working with Feelings: Pleasant and Unpleasant
  • Cultivating Acceptance
  • The Use of Compassion
  • Identify Habitual and Conditioned Reactions to Anxiety, Chronic Pain, and Depression
  • Obstacles
  • Application of Neuro-Science Research
Practice in Introducing Mindfulness and MBSR-Informed Adaptations
  • Adaptations for Groups vs Individuals
  • Adaptations Specific for Children & Adolescents vs. Adults
  • Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness
    • The Four R’s
    • Supporting Safety and Stability
  • The Window of Tolerance
  • Symptom Specific Adaptations for:
    • Anxiety & Stress
    • Chronic Pain
    • Depression
    • Addictions
    • PTSDs
The Therapist as the Vehicle of Change
  • Embodiment: The Power of Presence
  • Communication: Verbal and Non-Verbal
    • The Use of Language
    • The Use of Movement
  • Personal Practice-Taking Mindfulness Home


Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW, has been integrating mindfulness with psychotherapy for over 30 years. She is a leader in the clinical application of mindfulness meditation to cancer care and is a pioneering teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at the Center for Mindfulness, the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She has authored, Here for Now: Living Well with Cancer through Mindfulness and Being Well (even when you’re sick): Mindfulness Practices for People Living with Cancer and Other Serious Illness.

Elana has a private practice in psychotherapy in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a sought-after mindfulness coach, teacher, speaker, Course leader and research consultant. She has been featured in “Chronicle” on CBS and mentioned in many magazine articles including Yoga Journal, Health, Coping, and the PBS audio series, “Walking through the Storm”. She is currently working on her third book, a workbook of mindfulness exercises for optimal living.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Elana Rosenbaum maintains a private practice. She receives royalties as an author for Shambhala and Satya House Publications. Ms. Rosenbaum receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Elana Rosenbaum has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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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.

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