2013-14 Catalog

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Offering Description

Mindfulness Psychology: Contemplative Clinical Science

REVISED

Spring 2014 quarter

Faculty
Jamyang Tsultrim Indo-Tibetan Buddist studies/practices philosophy, psychology, epistemology, logic and ethics, integrated East-West psychology mindfulness, and insightful compassion, philosophy of mind/consciousness
Fields of Study
philosophy and psychology
Description

This course will emphasize mindfulness psychology as a clinical tool as well as a method of professional self-care. Recent research has proven the effectiveness of mindfulness training to treat conditions such as stress and pain, addictions, chronic depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and other health conditions. Students will explore the similarities and differences between Mindfulness Psychology and Western Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and gain practical skills to help alleviate the psychological suffering of others while maintaining emotional balance and professional ethics. Students will have opportunities for personal practice, observational learning, and the development of counseling skills through role-play, reading, and discussion.

Advertised Schedule
9a-4:30p Sat (Apr. 5, 19, May 3, 17, 31)
Schedule and Location
Spring
Location
Olympia
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
Books
Greener Store
Offered During
Weekend

Program Revisions

Date Revision
April 24th, 2013 Schedule change: This offering will now meet all day every other Saturday.