It is often difficult for us to understand what our clients experience during a panic attack. Usually, they just tell us about it during a psychotherapy session – not many of us experienced it firsthand or observed a panic attack in the moment while a client is experiencing it.
2021: HPCSA CPD accredited for 1 general CEU, level 1. “There are circumstances that must shatter you, and if you are not shattered, then you have not understood your circumstances. In such circumstances, it is a failure for your heart not to break… Do you wish to preserve the old life? Of course, you do, the old life was a good life. But it is no longer available to you. It has been carried away. So, there is only one thing to be done… transformation must be met with transformation. Where there was the old life, let there be the new life. Sink, as to rise…” – Leon Wiesteltier
2021: HPCSA CPD accredited for 1 general CEU, level 1 “Mindfulness tackles stress not by trying to eliminate or fix it. Instead, it enables us to be more aware of the thoughts, feelings, and sensations that keep it going. With the help of this awareness we can open up available possibilities and take action accordingly.” Ken Verni
2021: HPCSA CPD accredited for 1 general CEU, level 1 “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama
2021: HPCSA CPD accredited for 1 general CEU, level 1. “As long as you are breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn The primary focus of this course is mindful self-care of therapists.
2021: HPCSA CPD accredited for 1 general CEU, level 1. “Whether or not one is alive depends on whether one is mindful.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
2021 HPCSA CPD accredited for 1 general CEU, level 1. Auto-pilot: To just exist; to live life being in your mind most of the time, instead of being in-the-moment with all your senses. Mindfulness: Paying attention to present moment experience with open curiosity and a willingness to be with what is. (Diana Winston)
“When you’ve mastered the art of breathing, you will finally be at peace with yourself and the world.” – Danny Penmann
Every human being were born with this friend… this true companion that never leaves us… not even for one moment… this friend that can calm us down when we are stressed… give us energy when we are on dim… strengthen our immunity, remind us to just ‘be’ when we are on automatic ‘doing’ mission, helps us to thrive instead of just survive… This friend we call ‘Breath’…
This is a short, powerful mindfulness course about learning to practice mindfulness by means of non-judgmental self- and other-compassion.
HPCSA Accredited for 3 CEU’s. It is important that we attach meaning to the things we do, because without it, it will be difficult to sustain our motivation or energy (Sterrett, 2014). Even in doing this course, we may find that if we are aware of why we are doing it, maybe to contribute to our clients’ purpose, meaning, motivation and values, we may be more motivated to finish the course.
Image: The Piano, Nieu Bethesda, photo by Jenny Pape