Mindfulness Psychology: Contemplative Clinical Science


REVISED

Spring 2014 quarter

Taught by

Indo-Tibetan Buddhist studies, East-West psychology, philosophy of consciousness

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.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Weekend

Advertised schedule: 9a-4:30p Sat (Apr. 5, 19, May 3, 17, 31)

Books

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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

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Revisions

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

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Spring)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 24

Spring

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 30191

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