Wellness and Recovery in the Addiction Profession, Part Five: Mindfulness with Clients - Sitting with Discomfort
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Recorded on Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Many of our clients react to strong emotions by trying to get rid of them through the use of substances. Mindfulness can help clients manage uncomfortable feelings and avoid impulsive reactions or acting out. Mindfulness techniques can be added to standard treatment protocols and programs for little to no cost, and they can be used with both staff and clients. These skills will help clients in multiple areas of life and can be utilized closely with other therapies, such as CBT. This webinar will explore the value of mindfulness for those in treatment and recovery, how it relates to addiction, and specific techniques that can be used.
Cary Hopkins Eyles, MA, CAP, RYT, has worked in the field of addictions for 18 years. She has experience counseling, running non-profit co-occurring treatment facilities, training extensively, and teaching at the university level. Eyles is passionate about substance use recovery and wellness topics. She is the Deputy Director of the International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR). Eyles is also a registered yoga teacher and practitioner of mindfulness in her daily life.
- Participants will be able to describe the value of mindfulness for clients in treatment and recovery.
- Participants will be able to summarize how mindfulness can help clients self-soothe and avoid turning to drugs or alcohol.
- Participants will be able to utilize mindfulness techniques with clients.
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Who Should Attend
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.
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