MFT 707: System Applications of Mind-Body Therap

Synonym:

59255 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Anne Prouty Lyness

Credits:

3

Seats:

8

Semester:

Spring 2009

Meeting Schedule:

Wednesdays 1/14 - 4/29 (9:00AM-11:59AM)

Description:

Competency Area: Additional Course
Restricted to MFT doctoral students; others by written permission of the Instructor provided to the Registrar via FirstClass.

This doctoral level course examines several therapeutic approaches (including Eastern Indian and Native American peoples’ traditions) that can complement traditional psychotherapy. The course begins with a brief review of psychoneuroimmunology and bio-psychological and family systems reactions to stress. It then introduces information about several mind-body approaches, like: meditation, spirituality, focused exercise, yoga, energy work, focused breath, and guided imagery.