The District of Columbia Psychological Association
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.
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.
: Saturday, October, 20, 2012
Bill Harman, PhD, Member, DCPA Ethics Committee, Member Center for
1:00 PM Check-in; 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM Workshop
Members - $45.00; Non-Members - $60.00;
Graduate Students - $25.00
This conference will be held at the Washington school of psychiatry
5028 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 400
Washington DC, 20016
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: www.dcpsychology.org
Telephone: (512) 788-0207, ext. 0 Fax: (800) 784-9034