Starting on June 7th 2012, I'll be group consultation on the integration of mindfulness with clinical practice.  You can find the specific details below.

Mindfulness Consultation Group

What:  Twice a month, I'll be offering a consultation group on the integration of mindfulness in psychotherapy.  Delving deeper into mindfulness as more than a technique, this group explores its application practically, conceptually, and as a professionally supportive lifestyle.  

HowThe group will devote 45 minutes to mindfulness-related discussion (based on shared readings, casework with patients, and professional experiences of practice) and 45 minutes to mindfulness practice (including experiences led by me as well as participant-led exercises for the purpose of receiving constructive feedback). 

When:  Thursdays, noon - 1:30 pm, on the first and third Thursday of each month.  The group starts on June 7, 2012.  There is only one more space available, so please contact me soon if you're interested.

Who:  This group is ideal for students, postdocs, and clinicians who are interested in mindfulness, and starting to incorporate it into their work with patients.  Participants might already have some experience with mindfulness through group therapy protocols, yet seek to apply it in individual therapy.  The group will support one's personal practice of mindfulness because it belies one's effectiveness as a contemplative therapist.

Where:  The group will be held at 105 E. 15th Street, Suite #6, in Union Square. 

Why:  Mindfulness is a powerful healing approach found in various spiritual disciplines, and modern psychology is a relatively new perspective from which to consider the practice.  This group will provide a supportive, educational setting for clinicians to integrate mindfulness constructively and flexibly with their patients.   

Price per Meeting:  $40 for students, $60 for professionals

About the Supervisor:  I have been practicing mindfulness and meditation--personally and professionally--since 1999.  In 2010, I wrote Urban Mindfulness: Cultivating Peace, Presence, and Purpose in the Middle of It All.  My work has appeared in O. Magazine among others, and I regularly give talks at The Interdependence Project.  I holds a diplomate from the Academy for Cognitive Therapy, and I have been active in the NYC professional communities for CBT and ACT.  My recent work involves exploring the historical roots of mindfulness, based on the original practices outlined in Theravada Buddhism.

For register or request more information, please call 1-888-343-6031 or send an e-mail.