Mindfulness for Healthy Living Group in Hall Health

Mindfulness for Healthy Living Group Flyer AUT 2015

GROUP: Mindfulness for Healthy Living

Logistics:
Location: Hall Health Center
Start date: October 15 – December 10
Time: Thursdays, 1:00- 2:30 p.m.
Frequency/duration: Weekly, 8-week series
**Insurance accepted**

If someone is interested in group, please have them contact either Ryli Webster or Carey DeMartini by phone at 206-543-5030 or e-mail at ryliw@uw.edu OR careyd4@uw.edu

Group screening is required prior to attendance.

Goals/outcomes:

  • Develop awareness of stressors and emotions and learn new ways to respond rather than react to them.
  • Learn how to tolerate discomfort and practice skills for relating to challenging emotional and physical experiences.
  • Engage a mindful approach toward yourself and your experiences and learn tools that support healthy living.
  • Experience greater self-compassion, health and overall well-being.

Target audience:

  • For people who are interested in learning tools to manage life stressors and improve life balance
  • For people who want to change maladaptive behavior patterns and are living with issues related to stress, anxiety, physical health, substance use, sleep, eating and compulsive behaviors,

Purpose/background:
This group draws from several evidence-based mindfulness approaches, such as Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), self-directed neuroplasticity, and yoga.

Group content:
Group sessions will focus primarily on mindfulness, meditation, and yoga practices aimed at learning and practicing skills for healthy everyday living.

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