Despite your best efforts, many clients continue to battle with negative thinking, anxious rumination, angered outbursts, panic attacks and addiction. And while many clients do well in the confines of a clinical session, they struggle when faced with difficult situations outside of your office - out in the real-world in real-time. When traditional treatment approaches fall short, you’re left searching for tools to help your clients effectively intervene in the anxiety, stress, addictive cravings and anger that negatively impact their lives
Watch this recording and add new dimensions to your treatment plans for trauma, anxiety, depression, anger, and addiction!
Walk away equipped with tools to effectively guide clients in developing an emotional regulation system that will assist future resilience and well-being, even amid situations that cause stress, anxiety, anger and emotional burnout. In addition to skills applicable to a variety of clinical populations, you will also receive access to scripts and exclusive online resources to help them integrate mindfulness exercises into their psychotherapeutic practice.
Better still this recording is taught through an experiential lens, giving you first-hand experience in both practicing and leading these techniques, providing you the opportunity to build the confidence you need to use these skills into your very next clinical session!
Key Benefits of Watching:
- Attune to your clients’ needs and develop insight into the emotional regulatory process.
- Techniques to break the rumination cycle and disempower intrusive thoughts.
- Guided visualizations that lower the stress response.
- Mindfully reduce the intensity of anxiety and panic.
- Establish how mindfulness can be put to use in real-world situations that induce anger.
- Help clients avoid relapse by mindfully identify triggering situations.
Jason Murphy, MA, LMFT, CADACII, ICAP, is a consultant and educator with extensive experience over the last 2 decades of working with youth and families as a mindfulness-based psychotherapist and addiction medicine clinician. He is certified as a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) trainer and holds a license as a certified addictions counselor. Jason has taught mindful awareness in a variety of settings both in the U.S. and internationally. He has implemented MBSR in educational systems, corporations, businesses and community organizations. Jason holds a specialized degree in behavioral sciences with an emphasis in psycho-pharmacology from the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) and a BA in interdisciplinary studies with emphasis in psychology, philosophy and anthropology. Jason has training in Vipassana (Insight) Meditation and is a teacher of this tradition. He has studied meditation and martial arts for the last 20 years.
Financial: Jason Murphy is the founder of Mindful Solutions and Mindfulness Recovery Counseling. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Jason Murphy has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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- Establish the impact that mindfulness training can have on the therapeutic relationship and communicate how this information can be used to contribute to positive clinical outcomes.
- Assess differences between formal and informal mindfulness practices and communicate how they can be used in conjunction with one another to address the unique needs of clients.
- Characterize how mindfulness practices can be used with empirically supported treatments for trauma to relieve associated symptomology.
- Diversify available clinical techniques by utilizing mindfulness as an adjunctive therapy in treatment plans for depression and anxiety.
- Teach clients to use mindfulness to identify physical indicators of anger in-session and establish how this skill can be put to use in real world settings.
- Communicate how mindful awareness can be taught to clients with addictions to help them identify triggering situations and avoid relapse.
How to Teach Mindfulness Practices In-Session
Mindfulness for Trauma: Break the Rumination Cycle and Disempower Intrusive Thoughts
- Cultivation of attunement
- Tips for teaching clients about the senses
- The language of mindfulness
- Teaching compassion and awareness
- Informal vs. formal practices
Mindfulness in Your Treatment Plans for Addictions: Break the Habit Loop
- Somatic signals from the Autonomic Nervous System
- Foundational awareness/mindfulness
- Strategies that break the rumination cycle
- Guided meditations to disempower intrusive thoughts
- Grounding exercises – get back to now without suppressing thoughts
- Sample scripts
- Online resources for guided meditations
Pacify the Anger Response: Breathing and Self-Soothing Techniques That Work
- Co-occurring mood disorders
- Awareness vs. autopilot – relapse prevention
- Mindfulness for triggers
- Emotional regulation for cravings
- Kindness awareness and compassion
Anxiety and Depression: Mindfulness to Relax the Body and Mind
- Anger alarm – noticing anger in your body
- Breathe through anger
- Distraction and grounding techniques
- Self-soothe with calming words and imagery
- Cooling wisdom
- Big Sky Meditation
- The Emotional Fire Extinguisher
- Muscle tension releasing – exercises to counter fight or flight
- Guided visualizations that lower the stress response
- Movement strategies
- Multi-sensory regulation techniques
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