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Event Name

Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-Compassion with Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.
For: Professionals
Provided by: MAGentix Training and Seminars

Date and Time

Mon Nov 30, 2015 (This event is over)
9:00 - 4:30pm


149 Somerset St West, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0H7

Event Description

Antidepressants are currently the most widespread treatment for depression. However, mindfulness and self-compassion techniques can be equally effective at releasing natural antidepressants in the brain. In this innovative one-day workshop, Dr. Goldstein explains how the latest neuroscience research can inform the best approach for depressed clients. In particular, he highlights the parallels between the effects of trauma and depression on the brain.

Learning Objectives:
Identify three practical, formal ways to enhance positive neuroplasticity when working with patients.
Understand the practice SAFE and the benefits of using it to reduce the depressive loop.
Discover three current neuroscientific studies showing the relationship between mindfulness, compassion, play and a stronger brain.
Explore key self-compassion practices for self-care, which your clients can use to create healing and forgiveness around pain.

More Info

1-877-895-2867 (Toll Free)


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This event is listed under these topics

Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Behaviour and Conduct Problems
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Fetal Alcohol and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Learning Disorders
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