Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox (12-Hr. Webinar)
Previously for Professionals, this Webinar is Now Available to Everyone
Whether you’re a seasoned mindfulness pro or a newbie, Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox webinar transforms mindfulness through its use of unique and fresh concepts. Based on Donald’s award-winning The Mindfulness Toolbox, this highly experiential webinar will directly show you:
- How to develop the skill of metacognition and inner reflection.
- Tools for dropping out of the busy mind and into the body.
- Methods for training selective attention and overcoming toxic craving.
- Self-care practices that enhance the brain’s capacity for mindfulness.
- The neuroscience of how the brain rewires from the inside-out.
- How to identify one’s mindful awareness style for better communication.
- The secrets of growing your compassion container, and much, much more!
By the end of the webinar, you’ll be invigorated by the deep sense of optimism, discovery and appreciation that mindfulness invites into each moment!
Reviews: Your recent training is now my favorite over my past twelve years. I came away with so much both personally and professionally. I was able to “get there” for the first time during this practice. I experienced a tranquility, calm, serene and yet was fully aware of this sensation, followed by pure joy, a physical rush so to speak. I have practiced meditations and mindfulness but always felt I was not an expert. Since this training, I have used this practice with Clients and am more confident in my work. Thank you.– Ann T., LPC
I’m currently completing the online webinar ‘Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox’ and the webinar is wonderful!– Amanda, Canada
We also want to thank you again because one month later we are still riding on a high from your mindfulness training! It further ignited the passion we have regarding the change mindfulness can make. — Elise Schaffer, LMHC, CASAC, NCC and Jeanette Gonzalez
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Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, is a psychotherapist, international mindfulness expert and award-winning author with over 15 books in the psychology and mindfulness field who has taught mindfulness to thousands of healthcare professionals. He is featured in The Mindfulness Movie and profiled in the Living Spiritual Teachers Project. A pioneer in the field of mindful eating, Donald served as Past Vice-President of The Center for Mindful Eating.
He has been an adjunct professor at Portland State University and Lewis and Clark College Graduate School of Education and Counseling, in addition to founding his own clinic and working for several years as a senior mental health therapist at the Providence St. Vincent Eating Disorder and General Psychiatric Clinics. Donald writes the Practical Mindfulness Blog for Psychology Today, and has contributed articles to the Psychotherapy Networker, and has written chapters for The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Group Therapy and A Thousand Hands: A Guidebook to Caring for Your Buddhist Community.
Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox for Rewiring the Brain: Techniques for Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Pain and Stress
WEBINAR 12 Hours
In this 12-Hour Webinar, Donald Altman takes you on a mindfulness journey in which he will;
- Describe mindfulness meditation and demonstrate 3-Step practice.
- Explain Mindfulness research and resources. Discuss brain research that illustrates how affect labeling helps regulate emotions.
- Explore how mindfulness affects the therapeutic alliance with clients. Explain and demonstrate a practice for developing compassionate presence.
- Discuss epi-genetics and how mindfulness practices affect the epi-genome
- Demonstrate a grounding technique for anxiety and stress reduction
- Describe a visual model of the brain and identify the functions of the prefrontal cortex—the brain’s mindfulness module.
- Discuss research on breathing, how to turn on the parasympathetic nervous
- system, and demonstrate 5-breathing postures for diaphragmatic breathing.
- Explain research on stress and eating; discuss mindful eating, rating hunger; demonstrate the 4-step mindful bites technique.
- Discuss awareness styles and how to identify this in clients. Utilize online assessment tools and demonstrate interventions.
- Identify and describe research regarding self-care strategies of eating, sleeping, and physical activity.
- Discuss self-care related to attitude, relationships, and managing technology, and integrating mindfulness into daily life.
- Explain research on the negative effects of mind wandering on telomeres and affect.
- Discuss expanding the mindfulness vocabulary, and demonstrate how to use metaphors and other concepts that make this more accessible for each client.
- Discuss and demonstrate more ways of using the 3-part breathing practice for regulating and distancing from negative emotions.
- Discussion of stories as fundamental to finding strengths; Explain a strengths intervention and demonstrate how to identify strengths.
- Discuss mindfulness for cravings, and demonstrate an impulse control practice.
- Introduction to the Mindfulness-based stress reduction practice for chronic pain and demonstration of this practice.
- Describe the biological and psychological research on mirthful laughter and how it is utilized for depression, anxiety and grief.
- Discuss and identify present moment anchors, and how clients can use these for calm and positive affect. Demonstrate a method for helping clients identify their own anchors.
- Discuss research on movement and cognitive embodiment. Explain and demonstrate mindful walking for movement for anxiety, and how to introduce this to clients.
- Demonstrate evidence-based savoring practices for overcoming depression and anxiety.
- Explain Attention Restoration Theory; Discuss and demonstrate how nature restores concentration, mental exhaustion, and reduces stress.
- List the bio-psycho-social benefits of a gratitude practice and demonstrate a 4-part daily gratitude practice for clients.
- Describe the broaden and build theory of positive emotions and how it is used with a loving-kindness affirmation. Demonstrate how to use this with clients.
- Describe and explain mindfulness in ways that make it easy to adapt mindfulness to various populations.
- Explain the effects of stress and cortisol, and how diaphragmatic breathing turns on the parasympathetic nervous system.
- Demonstrate how to use stories as a way to shift awareness, enhance relationships, and recognize strengths.
- Discuss the 5-self-care mind-body practices that promote cognitive brain function and emotional regulation.
- Describe evidence-based “savoring” methods for shifting attention that produce greater positive emotions.
- Analyze stress and employ four essential techniques for reducing ‘bad’ stress.
- Examine the damaging effects of stress on telomeres at the cellular level, and how lifestyle changes can alter these.
- Demonstrate stress-reducing transition skills through using movement and nature.
- Explain research about Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for pain, and demonstrate a non-judging awareness meditation designed to help patients to better accept, reframe and manage pain.
- Demonstrate gratitude interventions for increasing positive affect and resilience.
- Discuss and utilize the loving-kindness affirmation as a method for priming clients to feel self-compassion, feelings of safety, trust, and forgiveness.
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Who Is This Webinar For?
While this program was originally designed for psychologists, social workers and counselors, anyone can use it, from teens to boomers:
- Healthcare Professionals
No special training or knowledge is needed to try out the mindfulness tools here. Donald Altman, M.A., LPC has trained over 15,000 caregivers–mental health counselors, psychologists, social workers, physicians, nurses and occupational therapists–on how to use mindfulness as a healing intervention. Now, you can access these tools directly… with the same materials used to train healthcare professionals.
READ BEFORE ORDERING: THIS PROGRAM IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR COUNSELING OR THERAPY. The information in this course is meant only for education purposes, and not as a substitute for mental health professional care or medical advice. No implied or expressed guarantee regarding the effects of these recommendations or practices can be given, and no liability assumed. It is the responsibility of the viewer and user of these materials to stop anytime that they need to.