Mindfulness is one of the most utilised therapeutic approaches used in psychological and clinical interventions. Yet, what is mindfulness and how is it different from religion, philosophy and spiritual concepts?
We separate spirituality from religion. Spirituality is a fundamental human experience that connects us with the profoundly powerful force that goes beyond religion, science and philosophy.
How do you deal with spiritual experiences in the consulting room (hearing voices, apparition, presentiments? Do you think that mindfulness or meditation could be useful? Are you concerned about the possible implications such as religious affiliation in order to learn these techniques? In this workshop, we propose the notion that mindfulness is not just a tool or technique but a way to rewire the brain. It allows us to connect the multiple dimensions of the human being which we call consciousness.
When people stop thinking and worrying about the future and the past, they can free their minds to focus on the present.
We propose a model of holistic intervention where the focus is to empower the person with self-knowledge and education about the issues affecting their lives.
You will learn a set of mindfulness, meditation and spiritual practices that will help your clients to improve their symptoms. Regardless of your theoretical background Mindfulness for Dummies is sure to provide you with an insight into self-management, peer support and the power of psycho-educational interventions.