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Digital Seminar

Advanced Mindfulness Techniques that Change the Brain: Rewire Depression, Anxiety and Toxic Lifestyle Habits


Average Rating:
  4.1   (2 comments)
Faculty :
Donald Altman
Duration:
5 Hours 07 Minutes
Copyright :
Jan 16, 2014
Product Code:
POS044115
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
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Description

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This workshop will get you thinking in new ways about how to utilize mindfulness to your patients.

  • The newest brain research about mindfulness and the brain
  • Mindfulness-based techniques to use with clients right away
  • A deeper understanding of how mindfulness works for clinical disorders—including depression, anxiety and toxic lifestyle habits

This seminar recording is different - it will help you to meet clients where they are at, as you deepen and broaden your own mindfulness practice during the day. Mindfulness expert, Donald Altman will show how mindfulness creates new brain pathways—and lasting change from the inside out.
Donald Altman will teach the core mindfulness skills that enhance any mindfulness-based therapy. Transform your practice and use these new mindfulness intervention skills in your practice the very next day, as you work with clients to overcome depression, anxiety, and other toxic lifestyle habits. 

OUTLINE

Cutting Edge Research on Mindfulness

  • Effective as anti-depressants
  • Keeps the mind from wandering
  • The quantum brain and other new brain and mindfulness research

Advanced Mindfulness Vocabulary

  • Traditional terms of mindfulness
  • Meeting the client with a broader view of mindfulness
  • Brain integration

The Four Core Mindfulness Practices

  • Breathing awareness
  • Mind awareness
  • Body scan
  • Movement awareness

Get Unstuck from Depression

  • Stress regulation
  • Mindful laughter

Overcome Anxiety

  • Use nature’s engaging power to restore focus
  • Mindful walking to manage the uncertainty of transition
  • Retrain the mind to be kind, compassionate, and balanced

Toxic Lifestyle Habits

  • Getting aligned with values and meaning
  • Embracing gratitude and affirmations
  • The “G.L.A.D.” technique
  • Finding peace with “Be the Pebble” practice

OBJECTIVES

  • Utilize the newest brain research about mindfulness and the brain to improve therapy with anxiety, depression, and toxic life style habits.
  • Experience the 4 core methods of developing a mindfulness practice that works.
  • Identify mindfulness strategies that act as interventions for anxiety, depression and toxic lifestyle habits.
  • Explain how to restore the brain’s energy when depleted.
  • Recognize how clients can be empowered through intention an attention to make new choices and break toxic lifestyle habits.
  • Use the main mindfulness skills that enhance any mindfulness-based therapy.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Donald Altman, M.A. LPC, is a psychotherapist, award-winning writer, former Buddhist monk, and teacher. An adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, he is also a faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology program at Portland State University and teaches various classes blending mindfulness and Interpersonal Neurobiology.

A prolific writer whose career spans more than 25 years, Donald has authored several pioneering books on mindfulness, beginning with his 1998 Art of the Inner Meal. His book The Mindfulness Code was named as “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.” He has also authored Meal By Meal, Living Kindness, and his newest book One Minute Mindfulness.

In addition to his books, Donald was a staff writer for an EMMY-Award winning children’s television (The Magic Door, CBS Chicago), won an American Medical Writer’s Association Award, co-created the first interactive comic strip on America Online, and has had articles appear in New Age Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and Independent Business Magazine, among others.

Donald reaches out to the professional community by serving as the vice president of The Center for Mindful Eating. Donald works extensively with mindful meditation in his own life, as well as offering these tools to others through his books and classes. He teaches mindfulness and spiritual values around the country. He is dedicated to bringing these ancient practices in tune with modern living and to invite wellness into our stress-filled lives. Donald is also a member of the Burma Buddhist Association. An avid motorcyclist, he enjoys riding his motorcycle along the beautiful Oregon coast.


To order the book, One-Minute Mindfulness: 50 Simple Ways to Find Peace, Clarity and New Possibilities in a Stress-Out World, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Cultivating Lasting Happiness: A 7-Step Guide to Mindfulness, please visit our product store.


 

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Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: This activity is designed to qualify for continuing education for the following professionals in every state: Counselors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Professionals

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.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.


Addiction Counselors (Self-Study)

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 5.5 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Addiction Counselors - Connecticut (Self-Study)

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 5.5 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider #: OS-03-036-1017. This self-study package meets the qualifications for 5.5 hours of continuing education credit.


Counselors - National (Self-Study)

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 5.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Marriage & Family Therapists (Self-Study)

This self-study activity consists of 5.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - Illinois (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 5.5 credits.


Marriage & Family Therapists - Texas (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 5.5 continuing education credits.


Nurses - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 5.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Nurses - Florida (Self-Study)

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 5.5 self-study contact hours.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Nurses - Iowa (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - APA (Self-Study)

This activity meets the criteria for an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities.

This self-study material qualifies for 5.5 contact hours.


Social Workers - New York (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 6.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists - Ohio (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 5.5 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists - Pennsylvania (Self-Study)

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB.  This course will qualify for 5.5 self-study credits.  Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.


Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists - California (Self-Study)

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 5 hours of continuing education credit.


Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists/Mental Health Counselors - Florida (Self-Study)

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 5.5 continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Θ Other Professions (Self-Study)

This self-study activity qualifies for 5.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


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Faculty

Donald Altman Related seminars and products: 1

MA, LPC


Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, is a psychotherapist, award-winning writer, former Buddhist monk, teacher and an adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. He is also a faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology program at Portland State University and teaches various classes blending mindfulness and Interpersonal Neurobiology.


A prolific writer whose career spans more than 25 years, Donald has authored several pioneering books on mindfulness, beginning with his 1998 Art of the Inner Meal. His book, The Mindfulness Code was named as “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.” He has also authored Meal By Meal, Living Kindness, One Minute Mindfulness, The Joy Compass, The Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Pain and his newest book 101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience: Cultivate Calm, Clarity, Optimism & Happiness Each Day.


In addition to his books, Donald was a staff writer for an EMM Y-Award winning children’s television show (“The Magic Door,” CBS Chicago), won an American Medical Writer’s Association Award, co-created the first interactive comic strip on America Online, and has had articles appear in New Age Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and Independent Business Magazine, among others.


Donald reaches out to the professional community by serving as the vice president of The Center for Mindful Eating. Donald works extensively with mindful meditation in his own life, as well as offering these tools to others through his books and classes. He teaches mindfulness and spiritual values around the country. He is dedicated to bringing these ancient practices in tune with modern living and to invite wellness into our stress-filled lives. Donald is also a member of the Burma Buddhist Association. An avid motorcyclist, he enjoys riding his motorcycle along the beautiful Oregon coast.


Speaker Disclosure:


Financial: Donald Altman is in private practice. He is an Adjunct Faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology Program at Portland State University. Mr. Altman receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.


Non-financial: Donald Altman has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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

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BRENDA M - PORT ORCHARD, Washington

"VERY well integrated and useful personally and professionally."

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