Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Offered online, this 8-week course includes a 2 ½ hr. class each week, a 4 hr. retreat, recordings of guided meditations, and handouts. The course provides lots of opportunities to practice mindfulness using a variety of techniques and approaches from meditation to informal mindfulness in daily life. The emphasis throughout is on developing the mental habit of being more present with our awareness of this present moment, in all its vastness and range of difficulty and ease.

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Monday Evening Winter Course Schedule 

The course begins with a free introductory session on Monday, January 11, from 5:30-8:00 pm. This is an opportunity to learn some basic practices, meet the teachers, and ask any questions you may have. Please contact Libby if you want to attend and I will get you the Zoom link.

The 8-week class meets on Mondays, 5:30 to 8:00 pm, from January 25 to March 15, with a 4-hour retreat on Saturday, March 6, 12 (noon) to 4:00 pm.

 

Saturday Afternoon Course Schedule 

The course begins with a free introductory session on Saturday, January 16, 2:00  - 4:30 pm.  This is an opportunity to learn some basic practices, meet the teachers, and ask any questions you may have. Please contact Libby if you want to attend and I will get you the Zoom link.

The 8-week class meets on Saturdays, 2:00  - 4:30 pm from January 30 to March 20, with a 4-hour retreat on Sunday, March 7, 12 (noon) to 4:00 pm.

 

To register, contact Libby at libbyrobinson7@gmail.com, 734-476-3070

Course fee is $200, in recognition of the importance of tending our well-being at this time. SW CE’s available separately.

Teachers: Libby Robinson, Ph.D., MSW, Mindfulness Teacher and Presenter, and Pam Schweitzer, PMHCNS-BC, Psychotherapist and Mindfulness Teacher, Ann Arbor Center for Mindfulness

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Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion 

Offered Online during these challenging times and designed for those who cannot easily take a 6-week course. Learn the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion. Respond to difficult moments with a deeper understanding and more self-care. Develop emotional resilience and enhance emotional well-being.

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Instructor: Paulette Grotrian

Course Schedule and Fee  

This 6-week course meets Mondays, February 8 through March 15, 2021, from 1-2 p.m. EDT ONLINE. Free introductory session on Monday, February 8, 2021,from 1, 1-2 p.m. EDT. The course fee is $150 and $100 for repeat participants.

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (for ages 60 plus)

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) combines cognitive-behavioral techniques with mindfulness strategies in order to help individuals better understand and manage their thoughts and emotions,relieve distress,and enhance a sense of wellbeing and ease. This 8-session course has a well-established foundation of research on its effectiveness in preventing relapse of depression and anxiety, equivalent to psychotropic medication. It has been adapted to fit the needs of individuals 60 and older and is covered by Medicare and most insurance.

Note: participation involves a screening interview with Mariko or Halla.

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Course Schedule: Fridays, February 19 through April 19, 2021, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm.

Teachers: Mariko Foulk. LMSW and Halla Motawi, LMSW

Call for more information & schedule the initial interview at (734)764-2556

 

 

Basic Mindfulness Skills for Difficult Times

Instructors: Libby Robinson, Ph.D., MSW and Anne Asker, J.D., MSc

Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion
Instructors: Paulette Grotrian and Karen Kerr.

Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care

Instructor, Laura Rice-Oeschger, LMSW

Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain Care

Instructor: Mariko Foulk, LMSW, ACSW

Mindfulness for Parents

Instructor: Barbara Newell

Mindfulness-Based Forgiveness Group for Older Adults (60+)

Instructor: Mariko Foulk, LMSW, ACSW.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Age 60+

Instructor: Mariko Foulk, LMSW, ACSW.

Mid-Morning Mindfulness a.k.a. Mindfulness Mini-Course 

Instructor: Barbara Newell

Class Descriptions
Detailed description of mindfulness classes offered.
Meet the Teachers
Find out about our group of mindfulness instructors.
Drop-In Sessions
Weekly guided meditation sessions open to members of the community.