Mindfulness for Anxiety Disorders

Mindfulness for Anxiety Disorders

This workshop will be an opportunity to learn more about mindfulness, why it is effective for treating anxiety across the ages, and how to introduce a personal mindfulness practice and specific mindfulness skills to teach individuals experiencing anxiety.

DATE: October 4, 2019
TIME: 12:00 PM (Registration) 12:30 PM (Program Start Time) – 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Smith Auditorium, 3rd Floor ECMC, 462 Grider St., Buffalo, NY 14215
INSTRUCTOR: Elley Newton, LCSW-R

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Define and explore mindfulness.
  2. Introduce basic mindfulness meditation practices and discuss how to introduce a personal mindfulness practice.
  3. Identify the spectrum of anxiety disorders.
  4. Explore why mindfulness is effective for helping anxiety disorders; review research supporting the use of mindfulness for anxiety disorders.
  5. Learn specific mindfulness skills that can be taught to children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety disorders and identify how to help clients build a regular mindfulness practice.
  6. Problem solve barriers to using mindfulness with clients with anxiety disorders.

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