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Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

  • 20 Oct 2012
  • 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
  • This conference will be held at the Washington School of Psychiatry, 5028 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 400 Washington DC, 20016


  • 2012 Current DCPA Member
  • Current graduate students
  • Not a current member of DCPA
The District of Columbia Psychological Association
Ethics Committee 

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

This seminar will define and describe what mindfulness is, how it can be helpful to the therapist, the patient, and the therapeutic relationship.  Additionally, this seminar will review the empirical evidence supporting the positive benefits of mindfulness, and help you understand various levels of integrating use into your psychotherapy orientation.

Learning Objectives: 
LO 1 -     Participants will list at least 5 benefits of practicing mindfulness meditation.
LO 2 –     Participants will cite several studies offering empirical support for the benefits derived from practicing mindfulness
LO 3 –     Participants will integrate elements of mindfulness meditation into their psychotherapy practice.

Date:  Saturday, October, 20, 2012

Presenter: Bill Harman, PhD, Member, DCPA Ethics  Committee, Member Center for
Psychotherapy Integration

Time:        1:00 PM Check-in; 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM        Workshop

CEU:        3 credits

Cost:    Members - $45.00; Non-Members - $60.00;
Graduate Students - $25.00

Where:    This conference will be held at the Washington school of psychiatry

5028 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 400
Washington DC, 20016

Suggested Readings:
Kornfield, J. (2008).  The Wise Heart, Chapter 7:  The     
     Liberating Power of Mindfulness, pp. 95-109.
     NY:Bantam Dell (Random House).

Germer, C. K. (2005).  Mindfulness:  What Is It? What
     Does it Matter?  In Germer, C.K., Siegel, R.D., &
     Fulton, P.R. (Eds.) Mindfulness and Psychotherapy. NY: 
     The Guilford Press.
All registration must be completed through DCPA.
There will be NO on-site registration.

To register, please visit the DC Psychological Association at:

Telephone: (512) 788-0207, ext. 0 Fax:  (800) 784-9034

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