PYI 707: Advanced Seminar - Mindfulness

Synonym:

84003 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Cynthia Whitaker

Credits:

2

Seats:

12

Semester:

Summer 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Mondays 6/4 - 7/9 (2:30PM-6:45PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Intervention
Restricted to IV year students.

This course explores the implications and applications of mindfulness – moment-to-moment awareness and acceptance of one’s experience (Germer, 2005) – to various aspects of the clinical enterprise. Students will learn how mindfulness training can be directly applied to the alleviation of patient suffering. In addition, students will learn how their own mindfulness practice can enhance their therapeutic relationships and personal well-being.