Treat anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, bipolar disorder, sleep, pain, anger, and stress with brain-changing mindfulness skills tailored to each disorder
Essential mindfulness strategies to improve symptoms and treatment outcomes
Clinical applications of the latest “brain-changing” mindfulness research
Skills to integrate mindfulness into your practice today
Attend this workshop and learn how to treat anxiety, depression, AD HD, OCD, bipolar disorder, sleep, pain, anger, and stress with brain-changing mindfulness skills tailored to each disorder.
Debra Burdick, LCSW, BCN, also known as “The Brain Lady”, will demonstrate and explain numerous core through advanced mindfulness skills and guide you on how and when to apply them to specific disorders in order to improve treatment outcomes in clinical practice. This seminar will give you personal experience with practicing the skills and processing your own results that you can apply right away to your work with your clients. Discover a proven four-step process for integrating mindfulness into your practice and learn the neurobiology behind mindfulness to be able to clearly explain it to your clients.
Treat anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, bipolar disorder, sleep, pain, anger and stress with brain-changing mindfulness strategies tailored to each disorder.
Discuss and practice core and advanced mindfulness strategies that improve client symptoms and treatment outcomes for each disorder.
Identify when and how to use mindfulness strategies that act as interventions for specific mental health disorders.
Utilize the latest brain research about mindfulness to understand and explain the proven benefits of mindfulness to clients.
Implement proven strategies to integrate mindfulness into your clinical practice.
Recognize how to empower clients to attain the benefits of incorporating mindfulness into their daily lives.
What is Neuroplasticity and why do we care?
Cutting edge research that proves
Mindfulness changes the brain for specific disorders
Clinical Application of Mindfulness Strategies to Specific Disorders
Calm the arousal state and relax mind and body
Reduce anxious thoughts
Focus on the present
Notice and decrease negative thoughts
Shift and improve mood state
Notice and calm the arousal state
Improve ability to stay grounded in the present
Reduce traumatic thoughts
Abort and prevent panic attacks
Reduce frequency and intensity of panic attacks
Increase awareness of mood state
Stabilize mood over time
Increase awareness of obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors
Decrease obsessional thinking and compulsions
Increase task completion
Calm the arousal state
Lower the stress response
Increase awareness of thoughts, emotions and physical body
Reduce intensity and frequency of anger
Accept and embrace the pain
Relax around the pain
Distract from pain
Calm busy thoughts
Relax the mind and body
Fall asleep and stay asleep
How to Integrate Mindfulness into Clinical Practice
Introduce Mindfulness to Clients
How to do the exercises with your client
Techniques to increase client use of
Mindfulness at home
Strategies for processing what happens with your client
Strategies to identify and overcome obstacles and resistance
About the Speaker:
Debra Burdick, LCSW, BCN, also known as “The Brain Lady”, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a board certified neurofeedback practitioner. Deb is an international speaker and author of the best-selling books, Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients: 111 Tools, Techniques, Activities & Worksheets, and Mindfulness Skills for Kids & Teens: A Workbook for Clinicians and Clients with 154 Tools, Techniques, Activities and Worksheets and has taught mindfulness skills to her clients for over 25 years.
She recently retired from her private practice, and previously worked at the Child Guidance Clinic, Family Services, Child and Family Agency, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.
Debra incorporates mindfulness skills in all areas of her practice. She initially became interested in mindfulness to deal with a chronic illness (now thankfully healed). She found it so helpful in her own life that she started teaching her clients the skills she was using. She went on to develop clinical material on mindfulness skills and created a four-step process for working with clients using mindfulness that she perfected in her private practice and in an intensive outpatient program. Her clients have shown her that mindfulness skills improve the rate and quality of treatment outcomes.
Debra has presented numerous presentations, workshops, and teleseminars. She is often interviewed on Internet radio and telesummits and her work has been featured in The Day newspaper, Self-Improvement Magazine, and Parenting Powers television show. She is an expert author on www.SelfGrowth.com
Financial: Debra Burdick maintains a private practice. She is an author for Vervante publishers and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-Financial: Debra Burdick contributes to SelfGrowth.com and receives no compensation.
Continuing Education Information:
For U.S. and Canadian customers, CE is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact PESI Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.