Yoga for Flow:Inviting the Mind-Body Connection into Counseling

WHEN: Friday, June 7, 2019
TIME:
9:00am-10:30am                                 
COST:$30 per person                                      WHERE: 5601 Democracy Drive                                     Plano TX 75024
CEU: 1.5 CEU’s (LPC, LMFT, LCSW)  PRESENTED BY: Kambria Kennedy-Dominguez,  LPC, LCDC, RYT

About the presenter: 

I am a licensed professional counselor, licensed chemical dependency counselor, yoga teacher, and the founder of Flourish Counseling. I have been in private practice for 5 years, specializing in mind-body health, addiction recovery, and trauma recovery. I began my personal yoga practice in 1999, and became a registered yoga teacher in 2010. I use many yogic principles in my clinical practice including breath work, body awareness, relaxation, mindfulness, and acceptance.

About the training: This program will cover the basic history of yoga as a philosophical system, the types of classes available in many communities today, and how to integrate the therapeutic benefits of yoga into a clinical counseling practice. An overview of research will be presented on the effectiveness of yoga on health in general and specific populations, especially those who have experienced trauma. The presentation will include experiential components of mindful breathing and simple postures.

Objectives:

  • Gain a basic understanding of yoga as a philosophical system and how physical postures fit into this system
  • Identify ways in which yogic teachings coincide with cognitive therapies and mindfulness approaches
  • Learn about the risks, rewards, and potential triggers involved in referring clients to community yoga classes
  • Identify ways to incorporate yoga into counseling, and the research and resources available to help guide this process
  • Engage in a short practice to experience the effects of yogic breathing and movement
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Supporting First Responders and Their Families

WHEN: Friday, July 5, 2019
TIME:
9:00am-12pm                                 
COST:$50 per person                                      WHERE: 5601 Democracy Drive                                     Plano TX 75024
CEU: 3 CEU’s towards LPC, LMFT, LCSW  PRESENTED BY: Barbara Crump, LPC and David Crump, First Responder

About the presenters: 

Barbara is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor. She has experience working with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, ADHD, psychosis, adjustment disorders, OCD, panic disorder, social anxiety, anger issues, trauma recovery, boundaries, codependency, self-worth issues, and shame and grief. Barbara also has a special focus on working with First-Responders and their families. This presentation is co-led with her husband, David Crump, who serves as a fireman and talks openly about first hand experiences of a first responder.

This presentation will be divided into three topics:                                                                                                                                                        This 3 hour presentation is focused on supporting first responders and their families. It will address three important topics:

“Building Strong Bonds; Resiliency and the First Responder Family”                                                                                                                       About the Presentation: What if the family became the greatest strength? This presentation addresses unique challenges to the first responder family like; surviving stress and shift work, getting everyone’s needs met and practical fun tips for couples, kids and blended families to stay connected when times are tough. This presentation assists on how to encourage parents and couples to embrace their “new normal”, not just survive but thrive with tips on; how planning for the future and the worst case scenario can lead to a better now; how their spouse can “have your back”, communication, stress management and more.

“Code Red; Managing Critical Incidents and the First Responder Family”                                                                                                                   About the presentation: What happens when it is too much? Preparing for a critical incidents. This presentation will teach practical tips for building resiliency.

“Serving Those Who Serve Us”                                                                                                                                                                                           About the presentation: This presentation addresses how you can be better prepared to serve the First Responder Community. Learn about the culture and unique challenges for First Responder families with practical tips to be prepared to help in good times and tough times. You will also learn how to assess for needs, as well as when and where to find trusted resources.                                                                                                                    

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