Professional Development

Mindfulness: What You Need to Know

Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Plainsboro

Mindfulness: What You Need to Know

This workshop will shed light on mindfulness and how it can impact an individual’s emotional and physical well-being. Mindfulness emphasizes living in the moment and awakening to experiences. Some benefits of mindfulness include: self-control, objectivity, tolerance, enhanced flexibility, equanimity, improved concentration and mental clarity, emotional intelligence and the ability to relate to others and one’s self with kindness, acceptance and compassion. Join NJCRID as we explore mindfulness.

PRESENTERS: Joseph Wieliczko, Psy.D Mindful Eating and Stress Management Program, Lawrenceville, NJ Elizabeth G. Baldwin Behavioral Health Counselor, Community Hope Inc., Boonton, NJ and Art Therapy Counselor Intern, Essex County Hospital Center, Cedar Grove, NJ

Learning Objectives:

  •  Explain and explore the dynamics of mindfulness practice and how it enables us to decrease our stress on various levels such as brain function, thoughts, feelings and relatedness.
  • Define what stress is and how it effects our thoughts, feelings and bodies.
  •  Explain what mindful eating is and the importance of bringing awareness to the eating experience.
  • Gain increased knowledge of mindfulness and art therapy including the major mindfulness based inte

Last Updated: 03/14/17