Shame is epidemic, and at times invisible, yet it undergirds addictions, PTSD and depression. Shame needs loving attention so that it can relax its grip on mind and body. As clinicians, we need to approach shame gently and safely so that it is released rather than reinforced.
Conclusive research shows that mindful self-compassion releases the body and mind of shame imprints and embeds kindness and understanding in their place. Mindful compassionate practices as therapy interventions are infusing clinical work with hope, healing and positive outcomes.
Join Mary NurrieStearns for a highly experiential day of training. Learn how to:
An expert presenter, Mary’s teaching is light-hearted and relevant to your work. Infused with practical clinical examples and practices that you try for yourself this seminar focuses on how to utilize mindful self-compassion as a powerful clinical resource in your day to day work. You will leave the seminar with understandings and skill sets for yourself and your clients.
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Mary NurrieStearns, MSW, LCSW, C-IAYT, teaches seminars and retreats to teach clinicians how to take mindfulness skills, brain based protocols for treating shame and office-based yoga back to their clients. These evidence based clinical interventions move therapy forward by improving emotional regulation, restoring healthy nervous system functioning and cultivating healthier thought patterns. Both mindfulness and yoga practices have brought healing and calm to Mary’s clients and students.
Mary provides participants with the latest research results and pulls together the work of experts in the mental health field who are proponents of both practices (i.e. Bessel van der Kolk, Jon Kabat-Zinn). She draws on 37 years as a mental health professional counselor and 27 years of meditation and yoga practice. She is a certified yoga therapist, seasoned yoga teacher and ordained member of Thich Naht Hahn’s Order of Interbeing.
Mary is the author of Healing Anxiety, Depression and Unworthiness: 78 Brain-Changing Mindfulness & Yoga Practices (PESI, 2018), Yoga for Anxiety with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2010), Yoga for Emotional Trauma with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2013), Yoga Mind – Peaceful Mind with Rick NurrieStearns (New Harbinger, 2015), and Daily Meditations for Healing and Happiness: 52 Card Deck (PESI, 2016). Mary is the co-editor of Soulful Living (Hci, 1999) and former editor of Personal Transformation magazine. She has produced DVDs on yoga for emotional trauma and depression. Mary teaches across the United States.
Financial: Mary NurrieStearns maintains a private practice. She receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger’s Publishing. Ms. NurrieStearns receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Mary NurrieStearns has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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Research on the Healing Power of Self-Compassion
Repairing Toxic Shame Using Mindful Self-Compassion Skills
Practices of Self-Compassion and Clinical Uses
Necessity of Self-Compassion for Therapist
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