PESI, Inc. Logo

Continuing Education Seminars, CDs, DVDs, Publications, and Online


Preview

Buy It

  • Downloadable MP4 Video and MP3 Audio
    Course ID: PPC045585
    Credit Type: Self-Study
    $169.99

Rent It

  • Streaming Video
    Course ID: POS045585
    Credit Type: Self-Study
    $99.99

Mindfulness and Radical Self-Acceptance: Powerful Clinical Skills for Treating Anxiety and Depression

Length: Full Day

Additional Participant CE:
$19.99

Rent It Access:
14 days from purchase

Description

Click here to purchase the DVD or CD recording from our product store.

  • Experience the healing power of mindfulness
  • Mindfulness-based techniques to use with clients right away
  • Improve your effectiveness with clients
  • Experience practices that will re-energize you and increase your effectiveness with clients

The latest research in neuroscience and physiology has proven the effectiveness of mindfulness and radical self-acceptance in overcoming anxiety and depression. These compassionate clinical tools soothe emotional pain and teach you how to take care of distressing thoughts. As such, they are sources of hope that heal clinician and client alike. These simple, yet profound practices are easy to integrate into your daily work. Attend this seminar for a highly practical, skill building day that will increase your understanding of mindfulness and radical self acceptance and give you the necessary tools and specific interventions to apply in your clinical work. This seminar is highly informational and experiential. Through a review of the science, case examples and actual practice, you will understand what makes these practices powerful. You will return to your office with a whole new skill set to share with your clients. You and your clients will be grateful for their presence in your office.

Mary NurrieStearns lives what she teaches and embodies the qualities that spring from these practices.

OUTLINE

PART I: PERSPECTIVE

  • The healing impact of mindfulness on the brain
  • The healing impact of compassion on the brain
  • Mindfulness of physiology and the body
  • Mindfulness and radical self acceptance and the therapeutic relationship

PART II: MINDFULNESS—experiential, case studies for treatment of anxiety and depression

Practice of mindfulness

  • Concentration mindfulness
  • Breath awareness
  • Grounding in the body
  • Developing capacity to observe
  • Not acting on thoughts
  • Being with, the “pause”
  • Teaching mindfulness as a practice to clients

Mindfulness as treatment modality

  • “Naming” what is
  • Creating inner space
  • Detaching identity from thoughts
  • Intentionality in treatment
  • Use of mantra
  • Use of mindful movement

Values to guide treatment

  • Discovering motivations and values
  • Two central questions

PART III: RADICAL SELF-ACCEPTANCE— Experiential, case studies for treatment of anxiety and depression

Radical Self-Acceptance

  • True self-acceptance
  • Moving towards, not avoiding
  • The suffering of unworthiness

Practice of radical self-acceptance

  • Accepting moment-to-moment experience
  • Breathing through experience
  • Accepting emotions as normal
  • Relating to reactivity
  • Radical acceptance and change

Radical self-acceptance as treatment modality

  • Establishing internal safety
  • Metta compassion practice
  • Self-love practice
  • Relating to the inner critic
  • Befriending yourself

OBJECTIVES

  • Outline four ways to utilize mindfulness in your personal and professional life.
  • Incorporate self-loving practices for treatment of unworthiness.
  • Demonstrate the power of concentration, observation and acceptance as clinical skills.
  • Incorporate specific practices of self-compassion.
  • Apply mindfulness and radical self-acceptance practices for treating anxiety and depression.
  • Discuss the impact of compassion and mindfulness on brain and physiology.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Mary NurrieStearns, lCSW, RYT, has over 35 years of professional experience in mental health and maintains a counseling practice in Tulsa, OK. An advanced level yoga teacher, she is a long time yoga practitioner and meditator. She is author of numerous articles on psycho-spiritual growth, author of Yoga for Anxiety and Yoga for Emotional Trauma (new harbinger’s 2013) and co-editor of Soulful Living. Former editor of Personal Transformation magazine, she has produced audio CDs on the healing practices of compassion and meditation and DVDs on yoga for emotional trauma and anxiety. She teaches yoga, mindfulness, and meditation seminars across the United States and co-leads, with her husband, transformational meditation and yoga retreats. Mary has suffered from anxiety and emotional trauma and credits mindfulness practices for profound personal transformation. An expert presenter, Mary’s seminars are light-hearted and filled with research and experiential learning. Her wealth of knowledge about mindfulness as a healing modality transforms into powerful and easy to apply skills for mental health professionals. You will leave the seminar with something for yourself and your clients. to contact Mary or for information visit: www.personaltransformation.com.


To order the book, Yoga For Anxiety: Meditations and Practices for Calming The Body and Mind, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Cultivating Lasting Happiness: A 7-Step Guide to Mindfulness, 2nd edition, please visit our product store.


 

TARGET AUDIENCE

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

ADA NEEDS

CMI Education would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 800-844-8260.


Credit Information

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. Additional certificates are available for $19.99. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Continuing Education Information:  This activity qualifies for continuing education for the following professionals in every state: Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, and other Mental Health Professionals. For states that differ from national board approval see details below. For states not listed or do not accept national approvals please contact CMI or your licensing board.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

PSYCHOLOGISTS

PSYCHOLOGISTS: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CMI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. CMI is offering this activity for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

SOCIAL WORKERS

SOCIAL WORKERS:  CMI Education Institute, Provider #1062, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards, 400 South Ridge Parkway, Suite B, Culpeper, VA 22701. www.aswb.org. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2011-January 27, 2014. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 6.25 live or 6.0 self-study (Clinical) continuing education clock hours in participating in this activity after successful completion of the post test/evaluation form. Course Level: All Levels.

FLORIDA SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS/MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS:  CMI Education Institute, 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 course qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.25 self-study continuing education credits.

After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cecmi@cmieducation.org to have your credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

ILLINOIS SOCIAL WORKERS: CMI Education Institute is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study contact hours.

MINNESOTA SOCIAL WORKERS:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #:  CEP-140. This course has been approved for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

COUNSELORS

COUNSELORS: CMI Education Institute, Inc, is an approved provider of the National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider #: 5637. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. This activity qualifies for 6.25 live or 6.25 self-study contact hours.

CALIFORNIA COUNSELORS/SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS/LICENSED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGISTS: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider #: 2087. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

OHIO COUNSELORS/SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS: CMI Education Institute is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.25 live or 6.25 self-study clock hours of continuing education credit.

ADDICTION COUNSELORS

ADDICTION COUNSELORS: CMI Education Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by the National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), provider #: 00131. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. This activity qualifies for 7.5 live or 7.5 self-study contact hours.

CALIFORNIA ALCOHOLISM & DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider #:  OS-03-036-1013. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study hours of continuing education credit.

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS: This activity consists of 380 minutes of live or 6.25 clock hours of self-study continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

ILLINOIS MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS:  CMI Education Institute 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 activity qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study credits. 

TEXAS MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS:  CMI Education Institute has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider #: 503. This activity qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study continuing education credits.

NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS

NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS: This activity meets the criteria for an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. CMI Education Institute, Inc, is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by theANCC for behavioral health related activities. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance.

This activity qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study contact hours.

CALIFORNIA NURSES:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13305 for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance.

FLORIDA NURSES: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.3 self-study contact hours.

After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cecmi@cmieducation.org to have your credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

IOWA NURSES:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 7.2 live or 7.6 self-study contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal.

OTHER PROFESSIONS: This activity qualifies for 6.3 live or 6.25 self-study 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.

Only credits listed are approved. For any other credit inquiries (i.e. state specific or others not listed), please contact cecmi@cmieducation.orgor 800-844-8260 BEFORE the event. Additional credit inquiries submitted after the date of the event will not be honored, per board regulations. For all other inquiries, please contact info@pesi.com.

Faculty

  • Mary NurrieStearns, MSW, LCSW, RYT
    • Mary NurrieStearns, lCSW, RYT, has over 35 years of professional experience in mental health and maintains a counseling practice in Tulsa, OK. An advanced level yoga teacher, she is a long time yoga practitioner and meditator. She is author of numerous articles on psycho-spiritual growth, author of Yoga for Anxiety and Yoga for Emotional Trauma (new harbinger’s 2013) and co-editor of Soulful Living. Former editor of Personal Transformation magazine, she has produced audio CDs on the healing practices of compassion and meditation and DVDs on yoga for emotional trauma and anxiety. She teaches yoga, mindfulness, and meditation seminars across the United States and co-leads, with her husband, transformational meditation and yoga retreats. Mary has suffered from anxiety and emotional trauma and credits mindfulness practices for profound personal transformation. An expert presenter, Mary’s seminars are light-hearted and filled with research and experiential learning. Her wealth of knowledge about mindfulness as a healing modality transforms into powerful and easy to apply skills for mental health professionals. You will leave the seminar with something for yourself and your clients. to contact Mary or for information visit: www.personaltransformation.com.

Course Materials

  • Buy it/Rent it Manual (32 pages)
  • Additional_Participant_CE_Request_Form (4 pages)