Mindfulness Modalities for the Management of Unwarranted Stress


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“Eight-week programs

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Our Eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program and Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention are offered regularly. These programs meet for seven weeks, usually from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and for an all-day silent retreat on a Saturday. They are modeled on the Eight-Week MIndfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program established by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictive Behaviors of Sarah Bowne, Neha Chawla, and G. Alan Marlatt.
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$450 Early bird if paid by a given date
$450 for therapists and physicians
Jaime R. Carlo-Casellas, Ph.D.

Modern science has demonstrated the incredible benefits of mindfulness practice in the management of stress-induced anguish.

It is now universally recognized that mindfulness changes the structure and function of the brain in a very positive manner. You become more aware of events occurring around you. Noticing more real-time information makes you more flexible in how you respond to the world. You also become less imprisoned by the past, your habits, expectations or assumptions, and more able to respond to events as they unfold.

It is with this in mind that I’m excited to offer these eight-week programs. As a participant, you’ll be immersed in eight integrated sessions that include didactic and empirical instruction in contemplative modalities including sitting, supine, walking, eating, and loving-kindness meditation, trauma-management yoga, restorative yoga, introspective breath work, mindfulness and acceptance practices for depression, yoga nidra, and autogenics.

These are all modalities that reduce the activity of the sympathetic nervous system such as high anxiety headache, giddiness, chest pain, palpitations, sweating and abdominal pain and recruit the activity of the parasympathetic nervous system, the rest and digest facet of autonomic nervous system.

But more importantly, they are tools that can be used to achieve many aims in the management of mental disorders ~ clinical depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder, addictive behavior, and other forms of psychopathology.

Sharpen attentiveness and memory recall

Improve information processing

Enhance problem solving

Deepen the individual’s understanding of self

Find happiness in the present moment

Find meaning in the face of the reality of change

Actualize our highest potential

Find our true purpose in life

I welcome you to join me on this eight-week journey and reap the life-long benefits of these modalities.”

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Normal, Early Bird, Therapist/Physician