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Digital Seminar

Yoga & Mindfulness: Clinical Applications for Anxiety and Depression

Sally King, MSW, LSCSW, LCSW, RYT 200
5 Hours 57 Minutes
Apr 05, 2017
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  • Understand the neuroscience behind these evidence-based therapies
  • Improve client outcomes in treating mood disorders
  • Discover specific tools for healing anxiety and depression
  • Explain specific yoga practices & sequences to treat anxiety and depression

Recovery from anxiety and depression presents a formidable challenge for both clients and clinicians. Yoga and mindfulness facilitate clients’ movement through recovery and beyond - rewiring the brain to experience greater happiness. These tools encourage therapeutic presence and self-compassion, allowing for greater intimacy in the client/therapist relationship.

Yoga and mindfulness provides clients with new experiences for the mind and the body. Cumulatively, these experiences create an alternative view and new neural pathways supporting clients in responding to distressing experiences rather than reacting to them. Experienced practitioners and those new to yoga and meditation will benefit from this workshop.

Join Sally King, licensed clinical social worker and registered yoga trainer, for this informative recording and explore empirically supported approaches of yoga and mindfulness through lectures, small group work and gentle postures. You will learn brief, easily implemented, clinical interventions for regulating emotions, improving mood and cultivating positive thinking. In addition, you will review scientific evidence supporting these approaches in clear language designed to encourage and motivate clients. Learn why these practices are effective and how they work to treat anxiety and depression.



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Sally King, MSW, LSCSW, LCSW, RYT 200, works as a group and individual therapist in the field of community and emergency mental health; integrating yoga breathing and movement into her practice. In addition to her Registered Yoga Trainer RYT-200 certification, she has specialized training and experience in trauma-sensitive yoga with eating disorders. Sally has provided outreach, education, and project management on behalf of Kansas University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Landon Center on Aging. Sally provides aging/mental health teaching, training, counseling, and consulting and has received numerous “Professional of the Year” awards from her colleagues for her efforts in these areas. She is a Medicare provider that provides adult and senior mental health therapy along with private in-home therapeutic yoga.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sally King receives compensation as a Mental Health Therapists for Jewish Family Services; and as a Project Manager for the University of Kansas Medical Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Sally King has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

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  1. Describe how yoga and mindfulness support recovery from anxiety and depression.
  2. Apply compassion and nonviolence as clinical interventions.
  3. Discuss strategies for relapse prevention.
  4. Demonstrate breathing practices to quiet the mind and impact mood.
  5. Implement interventions to encourage new neural pathways.
  6. Outline & understand related scientific support.


Integrating Empirically-Based Practices: Yoga and Mindfulness

  • Core elements of yoga and mindfulness
  • Effects on health and stress
  • Neuroscience – how contemplative practices rewire the brain
  • Day to day, moment to moment practice
  • Yoga and mindfulness as clinical interventions
  • Trauma informed Yoga Practices

Yoga and Mindfulness: Clinical Interventions for the Mind and the Emotions

  • Compassion for self and others
  • Non-violence – recognizing and changing negative self-talk
  • Increasing positive emotions, decreasing negative impact of unpleasant emotions
  • Tools for working with intense emotions
  • Letting go of false identities; strengthening the ‘true self’
  • Mindful decision making through values clarification
  • Strategies for relapse prevention
  • Poetry as bibliotherapy – deepening understanding, building self-compassion

Yoga: Clinical Interventions for the Physical Body

  • Gentle yoga sequences for anxiety and depression
  • Mantras for addressing anxiety and depression
  • Breathing practices to support a good mood
  • Breath and emotional regulation
  • Deep relaxation to decrease insomnia and anxiety
  • Cultivating the capacity to witness and concentrate – clinical applications

Clinical Skills, Therapist Renewal

  • Yoga and mindfulness as self-care practices for clinicians
  • Practitioner strategies for deepening and maintaining non-judgmental presence
  • Language for seamless integration of strategies into health care sessions

Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals.

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