Mindfulness in the Body: A Training for Clinicians
Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This day-long workshop is designed for clinicians and graduate students in the fields of psychology, social work, substance abuse counseling, and medicine who wish to learn the practical application of mindfulness and other mind-body strategies. This workshop will include practice with basic breathing and mindfulness techniques and the introduction of gentle yoga poses that can be used in a variety of clinical settings.
Discussions will be focused on ways to introduce these practices to clients in individual and group psychotherapy. There will be a special emphasis on the application of these practices in working with substance use issues and other addictive behaviors. There will be opportunity for clinical consultation, so please come prepared with case examples. Please wear comfortable clothing as there will be time spent practicing meditation and gentle yoga poses- we will offer modifications and guidance on how to adjust postures based on special needs.
For additional information about this training, please contact Dr. Jenifer Talley at firstname.lastname@example.org. For an audio sample of Dr. Talley's mindfulness practices, please visit: http://www.jenifertalley.com/practice/ and scroll to the bottom of the page. To learn more about Jill Satterfield, please visit: http://vajrayoga.com/.
About the presenters:
Dr. Jenifer Talley is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of trauma and co-occurring substance misuse from an integrative harm reduction framework. Dr. Talley has expertise in providing mindfulness-based interventions and has conducted several trainings on the integration of mind-body practices in treating substance use and trauma. She is the Assistant Director of the Concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling at the New School for Social Research where she participates in the training and supervision of graduate students in psychology. Dr. Talley is also the Assistant Director of The Center for Optimal Living and she coordinates mindfulness and trauma-based services in addition to providing individual and group therapy. Dr. Talley received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Virginia Tech and previously worked as a Supervising Psychologist at the Women's Health Project of St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital.
Jill Satterfield is the founder of Vajra Yoga + Meditation, a synthesis of yoga and Buddhism that combines meditation, yoga and contemplative practices. Jill has instigated mindful and creative educational programs for over 28 years. She is also the founder and Director of the School for Compassionate Action: Meditation, Yoga and Educational Support for Communities in Need. SCA is a not for profit that trains teachers, psychologists and health care providers to integrate mind and body practices into their professions. Jill is a founding faculty member of Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s Mindfulness for Yoga Training, the Somatic Training in Marin California, and guest teaches in many others. Jill was scholar and teacher in residence at the Kripalu Center in 2004. Jill has been featured in the New York Times, More, Crains, Yoga Journal, UK’s Yoga Magazine, Happinez Magazine of Holland and Tricycle Magazine am
When & Where
The New School for Social Research, Concentration in Substance Abuse and Mental Health Counseling
The Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counseling Concentration at the New School for Social Research is a collaborative effort to promote the principles of harm reduction in clinical, academic, and community-based settings. Our hope is to increase awareness about the benefits of providing harm reduction interventions and also participate in research and advocacy efforts that extend to the greater community. Join Mailing List here.