Explore The Full Range Of Mindfulness Issues
With The Field's Leading Experts
With The Field's Leading Experts
|Session 1 - Thursday, January 12
Spirituality and Its Discontents
Explore the mistaken belief that prayer and meditation is all that's needed for personal transformation, learn how to combine meditation with your usual activities in the world, and find out how to bring the sacred into psychotherapy.
With Jack Kornfield, Ph.D.
|Session 2 - Thursday, January 19
The Future of the Mindfulness Movement
Discover how Eastern mindfulness practices are affecting Western psychotherapy, why this integration is clinically significant, and what may lie ahead for the relationship between these different wisdom traditions.
With Ron Siegel, Psy.D.
|Session 3 - Thursday, January 26
Finding True Refuge
Learn about RAIN, a simple but powerful meditative tool for de-conditioning unconscious patterns, directing intimate attention to one's inner world, and discovering the thoughts, emotions, and feelings that make up one's authentic experience. With Tara Brach, Ph.D.
Session 4 - Thursday, February 2
|Session 5 - Thursday, February 9
When Mindfulness Isn't Enough
Learn how to help clients take the next important step from simply observing and calming unsettling thoughts and feelings during meditation to healing these disturbed inner parts. With Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.
|Session 6 - Thursday, February 16
Buddhism, Joy, and the Therapeutic Relationship
Explore the inherent joyfulness that becomes available through Buddhism's rejection of our focus on maximizing pleasure, and the joyful and loving energy Buddhist psychology can bring to the therapeutic relationship. With Mark Epstein, M.D.
|Bonus Session 1 - Thursday, February 23
Kindness as a Spiritual Practice
Discover the difference between kindness as mere "sweetness" and as a spiritual force that can be used in both daily life and in the consulting room, especially with those who have hurt or betrayed us. With Sharon Salzberg.
Bonus Session is available only to Enhanced Learning Track Participants
Just Added! Lively Dialogue With Michael Yapko
and Ron Siegel!
With Michael Yapko, Ph.D., and Ron Siegel, Psy.D.
Click here to watch an excerpt now!
From our virtual conference, State of the Art 2011, watch this lively dialogue offering contrasting perspectives on the growing impact of mindfulness practices on therapy today by exploring Eastern mindfulness practices and Western psychotherapy.
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Our Presenters Are Leaders In The Field
Jack Kornfield, Ph.D., is one of the leading Buddhist teachers in America. He's a founding teacher of the Spirit Rock Center in California and has taught in centers and universities worldwide. His books, which include A Path with Heart, After the Ecstasy, and, most recently, A Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology, have been translated into 20 languages and have sold more than a million copies.
Ron Siegel, Psy.D., an assistant clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School, is the author of The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems, the coeditor of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, and, most recently, coeditor of the forthcoming book Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy: Deepening Mindfulness in Clinical Practice.
Tara Brach, Ph.D., is a founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington D.C. A clinical psychologist and leading Western teacher of Buddhism, Brach is nationally known for her skill at integrating psychotherapy with a range of meditative and mindfulness practices. Her books include Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha and, most recently, True Refuge: Three Gateways to a Fearless Heart.
Michael Yapko, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist, is internationally recognized for his work in clinical hypnosis, brief psychotherapy, and the strategic treatment of depression. He's the author of 13 books, his latest being Mindfulness and Hypnosis: The Power of Suggestion to Transform Experience. Others include Breaking the Patterns of Depression; Depression Is Contagious; and Trancework: An Introduction to the Practice of Clinical Hypnosis (3rd edition).
Richard Schwartz, Ph.D., is director of the Center for Self Leadership and the originator of the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model. He's published more than 50 articles about IFS and four books, including Internal Family Systems Therapy and, most recently, You Are the One You've Been Waiting For.
Mark Epstein, M.D., a psychiatrist in private practice, integrates Buddhist psychology into his work, teachings, and books. He's written extensively on the union of Eastern ideas and psychology for publications such as Tricycle: A Buddhist Review, Yoga Journal, and O: The Oprah Magazine. His books include Going to Pieces without Falling Apart; Going on Being; Thoughts without a Thinker; Open to Desire; and, most recently, Psychotherapy without a Self.
Sharon Salzberg, a leading spiritual teacher, author, and speaker, is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society, considered one of the most prominent meditation centers in the West. A pioneer in bringing Eastern meditation practices to the West, her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Time Magazine, The Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, Tricycle, and msnbc.com. Her books include The Force of Kindness, The Kindness Handbook, and most recently, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation.