PYC 638: Mind-Body Approach MH Couns

Synonym:

63710 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Betsy Taylor

Credits:

3

Seats:

15

Semester:

Fall 2009

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 9/1 - 12/15 (9:00AM-11:29AM)

Description:

Restricted to CMHC III and SA/AC III students; others by written permission of Program Director provided to the Registrar?s Office via Antioch email.
Prerequisite: Completion of CMHC II courses and internship.

This course explores the application of the principles of mind-body psychology and mindfulness meditation to the practice of mental health counseling. Theoretical knowledge in the areas of state dependent memory and psychoneuroimmunology will be accompanied by instruction and practice in various mind-body approaches which address anxiety, depression, stress reduction, trauma and personal growth. One half hour daily meditation practice is required as well as attendance at a 1 day meditation retreat (options will be provided).