Licensed Mental Health Counselors
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886513225-2689) for 20 continuing education contact hours.
The Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6048. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This program is approved for 20 clock hours. It is also applicable for MaMHCA/MMCEP hours for re-licensure, in accordance with 262 CMR.
This program carries 20 Contact Hours and meets the specifications of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nursing (244 CMR). Nurses of other states are welcome to contact their state boards for individual consideration.
At the end of this retreat, participants will be able to:
Explain the importance of setting up the posture of one’s mindfulness meditation practice.
Identify the essential elements of the holding environment.
Demonstrate how to set up mindfulness practice in all four postures (sitting, standing, lying down, and walking).
Utilize compassion practices to enhance empathic attunement.
Utilize meditation techniques for working with unwholesome mind states.
Utilize mindfulness and concentration practices in the service of deepening therapeutic presence.