A significant body of research demonstrates that mindfulness helps to
diminish psychological distress while enhancing psychological well-being.
Mindfulness helps with anxiety disorders, depression, chronic pain, ADHD,
and other forms of mental illness.
In this 6-week course you will learn to practice different forms of mindfulness: formal and informal, active and meditative, thereby gaining skills to cope with stress and emotional distress.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Olivia Harman, MA, MSW, LMSW is a therapist at Clayton Behavioral. Her specialty is
providing mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to adolescents and adults struggling with stress, anxiety disorders, depression, and substance abuse. She was trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at Masterpeace Studios, and received additional training in mindfulness-based CBT during a training at the Beck Institute for CBT.
The benefits of mindfulness are vast. So, we have broken them up into categories, this is by no means a comprehensive list:
Well Being and mental health
Boosts to working memory
Creates a greater capacity to deal with adverse events.
Increasing your capacity for mindfulness supports many attitudes that contribute to a satisfied life.
Savor the pleasures in life as they occur, helps you become fully engaged in activities.