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Thursday, November 14th 2013 - Friday, November 15th 2013

Fine-Tuning Mindfulness with Neuroscience: Promises and Perils

Michael Stone, MA; Willoughby Britton, PhD
presented by Leading Edge Seminars, Inc

Dates: Thursday, November 14, and Friday, November 15, 2013
2-day workshop

Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: YWCA Elm Centre, 87 Elm Street, Toronto

Fee: $399 (+ HST) after Sept. 13

Please see Leading Edge Seminars' fees page for multiple-registration discounts.

Michael Stone, popular Leading Edge Seminars presenter, and Willoughby Britton, renowned researcher specializing in the intersection between neuroscience and meditation, come together to discuss what neuroscience has to say about how meditation is best applied in a clinical setting, and when it should be.

With long experience in teaching mindfulness to clinicians, Michael Stone will present the common difficulties therapists encounter when using meditation with clients, and appropriate management strategies. You will learn about the wide range of practices that are encompassed by the terms “mindfulness” and “meditation”, and how these practices can sometimes have results that are not intended or desirable.

Willoughby Britton, a Brown University professor and researcher, discusses the nature of emotional disturbance, treatment/prevention strategies, and the physiological effects of mindfulness meditation on depression, affective disturbance, and emotional regulation strategies.

The format of the day will make for an exciting learning experience. Michael and Willoughby will be presenting in turn and in dialogue and will provide experiential components to further enhance your understanding of the concepts discussed.

If you are an active practitioner looking for ways to customize mindfulness for your clients, this workshop is sure to be informative and enjoyable.

You will learn —

What we mean by “mindfulness” and “meditation” — divergent views and their impact on clinical work
About the current science and neurobiological models of meditation practices and their promise and limitations
How and when to introduce mindfulness practices in a clinical setting
How to work with difficult mental states and disorders
About meditation-induced difficulties, what causes them, and what to do when they happen

About the Presenters:


Michael Stone, MA, is a psychotherapist, renowned lecturer on the integration of mindfulness and mental health, and Director of the Centre of Gravity, a non-profit organization in Toronto that integrates meditation, psychology, and social action. He is the author of numerous books on mind, body, and the psychology of ethics, and has run the popular “Mindfulness for Clinicians” programs for Leading Edge Seminars. Michael is a regular guest on CBC Radio and travels internationally, teaching at universities, at conferences, and in health care settings, about the intersection of mindfulness, mental health, and community engagement. For more information, please visit www.centreofgravity.org.

Willoughby Britton holds a BA in neuroscience and a PhD in clinical psychology, and is currently an assistant professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Public Health at Brown Medical School, and Research Director of the Brown University Contemplative Studies Initiative. She spent several years in Asia, studying meditative techniques, and received her mindfulness instructor certification training at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She has conducted research on the neurophysiological effects of MBCT in depression, determining which contemplative practices are best (or worst) suited for which populations, and the effects of shamatha and vipassana practices on attention, cortical arousal, and affective disturbances. In collaboration with Jack Kornfield and more than 40 other Buddhist teachers and scholars, she is conducting research on the adverse effects and difficult stages of the contemplative path, which she presented to His Holiness, the Dalai Lama at Mind and Life Dialogues XXIV.

website: http://leadingedgeseminars.org/seminars/fine-tuning-mindfulness-with-neuroscience-promises-and-perils.html

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