Digital Seminar

Post-traumatic Growth and Healing: The Power of Mindfulness for Women

Caroline Welch, CEO, Mindsight Institute
1 Hour 13 Minutes
Nov 19, 2021
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At a time when the prevalence of trauma is especially high, particularly among women, we’ll explore the benefits of mindfulness as part of a trauma-sensitive, or trauma-informed practice.

Our discussion will focus on the pervasive impact of trauma, its symptoms, and the effectiveness of response. The cultivation of meaning and purpose is also a central way trauma can be transformed from a distressed state to long-lasting growth.



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Caroline Welch, is the CEO and Co-founder of the Mindsight Institute in Santa Monica, California. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School with a master’s degree from the University of Southern California, she started her career in law as a corporate litigator. Welch has served as a Los Angeles County court-appointed mediator, as well as in house counsel at MGM Studios and Spelling Entertainment Group. She began her mindfulness practice forty years ago while working in Japan as an English teacher for three years. Welch provides lectures and workshops to enhance well- being in our personal and professional lives. She and her husband live in Santa Monica with their dog Charlie and have two adult children. 

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  1. Assess why growth and healing can take place only within the context of relationships, not in isolation. 
  2. Analyze how befriending our body sensations is essential to healing. 
  3. Determine how meaning and purpose play a critical role in cultivating post-traumatic growth. 


  • Mindfulness and how it can help or hinder post-traumatic growth 
  • Tracking our window of tolerance as best as we can 
  • Attention to support stability and avoid the fear/immobility cycle 

Target Audience

  • Psychotherapists
  • Counsellors
  • IAPT practitioners
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counsellors
  • Nurses
  • Psychiatrists
  • GPs
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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