Body

109 Eating and Awareness

Jean Kristeller • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: EMBASSY ROOM

Jean KristellerWe all eat mindlessly at times, but bringing a state of mindful awareness to the sensations of hunger, taste, and satisfaction—as well as to the thoughts and feelings associated with eating—can transform our relationship to food and to ourselves. Continue reading

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112 A Day of Qigong

Patrick Dougherty • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: DIPLOMAT ROOM

Patrick DoughertyQigong, an ancient Chinese mindfulness practice derived from Taoist traditions, is a simple but powerful way of balancing one’s energy to reduce stress, promote good health, slow the aging process, and enhance emotional well-being.
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115 A Day of Gentle Yoga

Amy Weintraub • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: EMPIRE ROOM PATIO TENT

Amy WeintraubWe often think of yoga as physical postures and breathing exercises, forgetting that it also serves to clear the mind and calm emotions. In this workshop, we’ll spend the day learning restorative practices you won’t find in regular yoga classes.
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121 Creative Body, Creative Mind

Daniel Leven • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: EXECUTIVE ROOM

Daniel LevenOur minds tend to follow our bodies, whether we’re feeling tense and heavy or energetic and light. Since we spend so much time listening to our client’s troubles, it’s not surprising that we sometimes feel our creative juices drying up and our capacity for feeling joy, happiness, and inspiration diminishing. Continue reading

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122 Breathing for Your Life

Jessica Dibb & Jim Morningstar • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: COUNCIL ROOM

Jessica DibbJim MorningstarWe live, therefore we breathe–but few of us are aware how to use the way we breathe to help us regulate our emotional state, relax our over-stimulated brains, increase our energy, and improve Continue reading

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220 Beyond Fish Oil

Leslie Korn • Friday Morning
LOCATION: CAPITOL ROOM

Leslie KornIf we are what we eat, then beyond the mind-body connection there’s also a food-mind-body connection. This workshop will explore the latest nutritional research to inform psychotherapeutic practice Continue reading

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229 A Guide to Mind-Body Wellness

Robert Hedaya • Friday Morning
LOCATION: FORUM ROOM

Robert HedayaEven though we recognize that bodily systems and physical habits hugely influence cognition, emotion, and behavior, therapists still tend to practice without taking the body into account, as if the locus of human psychology exists only in the mind. Continue reading

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322 Overcoming Emotional Eating

Judith Beck & Deborah Beck Busis • Friday Afternoon
LOCATION: SENATE ROOM

Judith BeckDeborah Beck BusisNo one likes dieting, especially since the research shows that most approaches simply don’t work. But what if you could help your clients think of dieting not as a set of restrictive rules, but as a set of skills you can teach them to master? Continue reading

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419 Healing from the Bottom Up

Peter Levine • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: EMPIRE ROOM

Peter LevineOne of the keys to helping clients move beyond trauma is to help them learn how to access safety and positive resource states instead of repeatedly experiencing threats that no longer exist. Continue reading

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426 Mind-Body Skills Groups

James Gordon • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 300E

James GordonOver the last 30 years, mind-body medicine has helped to revolutionize the way we think about psychotherapy and deliver healthcare. In fact, various forms of mind-body healthcare have already been successfully integrated into therapy. Continue reading

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429 Hearing the Body’s Truth

Daniel Leven • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 215E

Daniel LevenEvery therapist has had the experience of listening to clients who return week after week, recycling the same fundamental narrative over and over. Continue reading

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521 Couples Sculpting – CANCELED

NOTE: THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Peggy PapP • Saturday Afternoon

Peggy PapWhen couples reach an impasse in therapy, breaking through can require a new definition of the problem and a new language with which to discuss it. Couples Sculpting is a therapeutic technique that helps couples go beyond words to provide physical representations of what’s happening in their relationship.
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522 Yoga Meditations for Anxiety

Amy Weintraub • Saturday Afternoon
LOCation: Capitol room

Amy WeintraubWhile mindfulness meditation has become widely used to help remedy mood dysregulation and attentional problems, many people—particularly those with trauma histories—are just too agitated to tolerate sitting quietly and watching their breath. Continue reading

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601 When Talk Isn’t Enough

Bessel Van Der Kolk • Sunday All Day
LOCATION: PALLADIAN ROOM

Bessel Van Der KolkAfter being traumatized, the body keeps pumping out stress hormones that make people feel frazzled, agitated, or shut down. Talk therapy alone doesn’t reset the limbic system, the part of the brain that creates a sense of fear and helplessness. Continue reading

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