In partnership with the Child Mind Institute ADAA presented a webinar on mindfulness-based interventions from Jill Emanuele, PhD, Senior Director of the Mood Disorders Center and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program at the Child Mind Institute. Dr. Emanuele is an expert on mindfulness-based interventions and has been using them in treatment for over fifteen years, both in the context of DBT and as an adjunctive to treatment of children, adolescents, and adults.
Mindfulness, a traditional Buddhist practice, has more recently emerged as a popular clinical technique and is a core component of several widely used interventions, including DBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
This webinar provided training in mindfulness techniques for use with depressed clients within the context of evidence-based therapies. Components of the webinar included defining the construct of mindfulness, and briefly reviewing the growing research base for mindfulness as a clinical intervention for depression. It included a demonstration of a mindfulness exercise and virtual, in vivo audience participation, and practical tips on using mindfulness to creatively individualize and enhance the treatment of depressed individuals.
1. Understand the core components of mindfulness and discuss mindfulness as an intervention, particularly for depression.
2. Apply mindfulness interventions to enhance and personalize treatment of depression within an evidence-based context.
3. Practice a mindfulness exercises in vivo that is applicable to depressed clients.
This webinar is intended for intermediate to advanced CBT clinicians who may have little or no exposure to mindfulness-based interventions. Trainees and developing clinicians are also encouraged to attend.
This webinar is not eligible for CE credit.