The course involves: The results of mindfulness are a A 90 minute class, once a week for 8 weeks. A Course Mindfulness training. significant and permanent shift in Lectures and discussions. your sensory and cognitive world, Coaching. leading to health and wellbeing. Physical awareness and relaxation exercises. Cognitive Behavioural Strategies. Commitment to daily practice of homework exer- cises. in Mindfulness Mindfulness A path to emotional and personal wellbeing This training program is supported by Michael Anderson extensive research and practical applica- Psychologist and Mindfulness Teacher tion. Its origins come from psychological practices that can be dated back some Michael Anderson Michael has been practicing mindfulness meditation for thousands of years. over 20 years. He has been teaching mindfulness medita- tion in organisational and community settings since 1995. This program was adapted from the work Michael has also been integrating the principles of mind- of Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of fulness within his professional work as a psychologist for Massachusetts Medical Center, USA. For over 10 years. outpatients in the Mindfulness-Based Michael has been actively integrating mindfulness into a Stress Reduction Program which has been range of environments from counselling through to leader- researched for more than 20 years . It is ship training and executive development. Michael has par- closely aligned with the Mindfulness ticipated in professional mindfulness training programs in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Dialectical Based Cognitive Therapy Program devel- Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness Based Cog- oped by Segal and Colleagues and has nitive Behavioural Therapy (MBCT). Michael currently been influenced and supported by Accep- works in private practice along the Surfcoast in Victoria, tance and Commitment Therapy and Dia- and supervises and trains health professionals including Psychologists in mindfulness practice in therapeutic con- lectical Behavioural Therapy models. texts. Ph 0419370 338 Visit the webpage for more information Michael Anderson www.????????? and research links. Torquay Living Centre 86 Surfcoast Hwy Torquay, 3228. Benefits of Mindfulness Mindfulness Training Program Skilful observation of reactive and ha- Price bitual patterns. Eight Week Training Program Includes $20.00 GST $220.00 Improved self –esteem. Mindfulness Eight Week Training Program Manage depression, anxiety and stress Includes 3 individual sessions No GST (participation is for medical $375.00 better. reasons with GP referral) Promotes physical wellbeing. Evening Class (6.30pm) Greater sense of emotional wellbeing. Morning Class (9.30am) The benefits of mindfulness has recently been Increase self-awareness. illustrated in a number of research studies. This Become less disturbed by and less reac- Tax: has resulted in significant interest in mindful- tive to unpleasant experiences. Total: ness in the health community and by many in- Improved immune function. Name Better management of chronic pain. dividuals who are interested in improving the Address Experience more balance and less emo- way they relate to their inner and tional volatility. outer worlds. Develop self-acceptance. Phone Mindfulness is a non-reactive Email awareness in the here and now. It Reason for participating is a shift in the way our mind re- lates to the constant flow of ex- Method of Payment WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM Mindfulness is non reactive periences that confront THIS PROGRAM? Cheque awareness in the here and it daily. This shift in- Cash volves a move from Cheques payable to: being immersed in automatic habitual re- Those experiencing: Stress sponses to being more observant, in a non re- Chronic pain active way, of the constant flow of internal and Depression external events. Anxiety MICHAEL ANDERSON Addictions While it may sound like a very abstract idea, it Chronic illness is in fact a very practical tool, that most people Sleep difficulties Torquay Living Centre Mood management 86 Surfcoast Hwy can learn very quickly and with sustained prac- Torquay 3228 Non-active psychosis tice will experience a number of important and Phone: 0419 370 338 tangible benefits. Also anyone who wishes to increase their level of posi- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org tive moods and develop better relationships with them- www.???????????? selves and others.
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