Foundations in Mindfulness: Empowering You and Your Clients
Evidence-based course offers neurobio-psycho-social education and mindfulness practices. Apply mindfulness skills to support clients and practitioners in living a balanced lifestyle that integrates self-empathy and stress management skills. Positive psychology literature is filled with clinical evidence that mindful awareness practices (MAP’s) improve mental and physical health, cultivate compassion, deepen relationships, and reduce negative emotions. By applying MAPs, you can train the brain into healthy patterns to improve the quality and experience of life.
Learn how mindfulness and neuroscience unlock hidden strengths and the power of intentionality. With these solution-oriented interventions, you will help clients rewire their brains and more effectively regulate their emotions and manage daily stress.
Positive psychology literature is filled with clinical evidence that mindful awareness practices (MAP’s) improve mental and physical health, cultivate compassion, deepen relationships, and reduce negative emotions. By applying MAPs, you can train the brain into healthy patterns to improve the quality and experience of life.
- Brain neuroscience and mindfulness meditation
- Biochemistry of stress reactivity and stress response
- Both Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs), engaging in direct experience and application of these practice
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Format: In person, 1 day, totaling 8 hours of instruction
CEU Eligibility: 8 hours of professional CEUs
Surja Tjahaja holds a MBA degree from the University of Southern California. He is especially interested in how meditation promotes neuroplasticity and healing. A BRAINET board member (associated with OHSU), Surja draws upon scientific understanding in his teaching as well as his 19 years of meditation practice and chaplaincy experiences. He currently teaches meditation in the Portland, Oregon area in the cities of West Linn, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie and Oregon City.
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- Online: If this is your first time taking a class at PCC, create an account. If you are a returning student, log on to MyPCC and click “Register for classes,” found in your Term-to-Term Checklist, under “Register”.
- Phone: Call 971-722-8888, option 2.
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