2020 and 2021: Accredited for 6 general CEU’s in Level 1
“Mindfulness is a way of life, simply, with full conscious awareness of NOW, without judgment or critique. We must re-wire our minds to achieve this way of life.” Dr Mariki Smith
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HPCSA CPD Accreditation for 6 General CEU’s (Level 1)
This is HPCSA CPD accreditated for 6 General CEU’s (Level 1) for psychologists and healthcare workers for whom Mindfulness falls within the scope of practice. Suggested professions in this regard are Occupational Therapists and Social Workers. The HPCSA Activity Accreditation number is PSB005/004/12/2019
In times of great change and uncertainty,
- Would you like to discover the joy of accepting every moment, whether you consider it as pleasant or unpleasant?
- Would you like to face moments of change and uncertainty, and other stressful moments, without seeing it as “bad for you”?
- Would you like to know what your own unique “being mindful” may look like?
- Would you like to experience new self-knowledge, self-care and self-compassion on your life’s journey?
- Would you like to learn to make allowance for others in your life?
- Would you like to make small changes in your daily life to create a big difference in your well-being and resilience?
…then this course is for you.
The six steps are:
Step 1: From Autopilot to Awareness
Step 2: Stress and Embodiment
Step 3: Haunting Thoughts and Feelings
Step 4: Breathing is Awesome
Step 5: Being vs Doing
Step 6: Self- and Other-Compassion
The course is experiential with enough supporting theory and resources to assist you to live mindfully at home and at work.
The primary focus of this course is mindful self-care of therapists. You will be able to practice these exercises and frame of reference in your private life, as well as in your practice. It is not focused on teaching you to become a mindfulness teacher.
As Saki Santorelli, director of the Mindfulness Stress Reduction Clinic at Massachusetts Medical School puts it, daily mindfulness practice is asking us to cease the “tiring game of hiding from ourselves, or disowning large parts of ourselves in a futile attempt to appear whole, competent, caring. Each time we intentionally slow down or stop in the midst of a busy day, whether alone or in the presence of another, it is an act of remembrance of our fundamental capacity to be with, to let go, to open to the mystery and joy of or lives just as they are.”