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Mindfulness and Compassion in Psychotherapy

  • 18 Apr 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • UCSD Center for Mindfulness, 5060 Shoreham Place, Suite 330, San Diego, CA 92122
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“Mindfulness and Compassion in Psychotherapy”

3 Hour CEU Workshop Series


Part 1: Introduction to Mindfulness


In partnership with the University of California San Diego Center for Integrative Medicine and Department of Psychiatry


Presented by Steven Hickman, PsyD, Executive Director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness, and Jacquelyn Schwartz, MA LMFT


In this presentation we will discover how mindfulness can make you a more effective therapist.  We will explore what it means to be mindful and how to cultivate mindfulness in the therapeutic relationship.  We will learn through experiential exercises how mindfulness practice can increase awareness, promote integration, enhance functioning, and contribute to an overall sense of well-being.  We’ll introduce practical applications to a range of psychotherapeutic situations. This presentation will further your understanding of the expanding body of scientific research in the area of mindfulness and its implications for creating positive outcomes in psychotherapy.


Learning Objectives:


  1. Articulate how mindfulness enhances psychotherapy.
  2. Integrate experiential exercises involving various awareness practices to settle and focus the mind.
  3. Identify three ways in which mindfulness can manifest in psychotherapy.
  4. Consider the value of establishing a regular personal mindfulness meditation practice before explicitly teaching it to others.
  5. Understand key research supporting the clinical value of mindfulness.

UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Contact Hours: 3. If you are a psychologist and wish to receive APA CE credits there would be an additional fee of $25. Payment will be collected on the day of the event, payable by cash or check (payable to UC Regents).

SD CAMFT will provide 3 CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs without any additional charge.


Early Bird Registration until March 31st, 2015!

Pre-licensed Members:  $20

Pre-licensed Non-Members: $35

Licensed Members: $30

Licensed Non-Members: $45

Registration Rates after March 31st, 2015

Pre-licensed Members:  $35

Pre-licensed Non-Members: $50

Licensed Members: $45

Licensed Non-Members: $60

Hurry and register now!  This event has limited seating capacity!  Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis! 

This course is provided by the San Diego Chapter of CAMFT, PCE #58. This course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of Continuing Education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science.

Policy on Payment: Payment in the EXACT amount can be taken in CASH or CHECK at the door or through the following link, www.camft-sandiego.org.

Please note that the San Diego Chapter Membership is an ADDITIONAL membership to your CAMFT membership. If you are unsure of your membership with SD-CAMFT please email our membership chair at camftsd.membership@gmail.com.

A refund will NOT be given if an attendee pays online and is unable to attend the event. A refund WILL be given if an attendee pays an erroneous amount for the event.

Special Needs: Facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend the event, please contact Katy Hoslar at (858) 220-9519 or via email at education@camft-sandiego.org. Please allow as much advance notice as is possible to ensure we have ample opportunity to meet your needs.

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