This workshop is part of a series that we are offering leading up to the Self-Compassion In Psychotherapy course that will be offered to all Mental Health providers, beginning January 2024. This six month course will cover an array of topics.
Workshop date and time: November 29, 2023 from 7-10am PST Click here to view the Time Conversion Chart.
People in crisis are highly motivated to take risks and changes in their lives to cope and feel better again. Experience shows that crisis follows general principles, no matter what crisis it is: the circle of biological stress reactions mostly causing depression, anxiety and social withdrawing. Based on these principles, it is possible that depending on personal varieties, one or more of these symptoms and/or diseases may develop.
Compassion and self-compassion are crucial qualities and traits to turn around depression and withdrawal, to reconnect with our state of common humanity and our seeking for attachment. In relationships, just in moments of stress and crisis can highly foster and augment these effects and deepen understanding and compassion for oneself and others. Thus, it turns out that symptoms decrease, emotions restabilize and increased courage for conflict resolution and to change habitudes and situations.
- Learn about the process and the contents of the MIRAKI therapy program and understand it's design. Understand for whom it is practicable and for whom probably not in this way.
- First study results in evaluating the program.
- Understand principles and consequences of crisis and its chances.
- Developing an impression of the ideas of salutogenesis and self-healing as general therapeutic perspectives; seeing and experiencing compassion and self-compassion as crucial factor
- Experience examples of meditation practices and exercises not known from MSC
- Understand the healing and self-healing potential of therapy groups and the importance of framing them carefully.
- Discuss how you might integrate ideas from MIRAKI in your own therapeutic practice
Compassion and resource-accentuated crisis intervention – steps out of the crisis - Learn about the short-term group therapy program
*Original in German*
MiRaKi-Schritte aus der Krise© - (Mitgefühls- und Ressourcen akzentuierte Krisenintervention (Compassion and resource accented crisis intervention))
Please join Margarete Malzer-Gertz, Specialist in psychotherapeutic medicine in private practice in Germany, certified MSC teacher and developer of MIRAKI, for a 3-hour online workshop including conversation, meditation, exercises, research and discussion. This concept of “general psychotherapy” helps people in crisis to mobilize their capacity for self-healing and activating resources, regardless of the diagnostic classification, with the means and the attitude of compassion, mindfulness and a systemic and salutogenetic perspective on a therapeutic and group process. The therapy program stands on the shoulders of a short-term clinical group program developed by Priv.Doz. Dr. Ursula Gast and her colleagues in a trauma clinic and on the MSC program where some important structures, thoughts and practices are adapted from. The program is framed by a systemic salutogenetic and solution focused perspective and process design.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is suitable for everyone, including the general public, mental health and healthcare professionals, meditation and mindfulness instructors, yoga teachers, wellness coaches, and educators at all levels.
Continuing Education for Participants in the US
Psychologists: Continuing Education Credit for this program is provided by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 2.75 CE credit. Licensed MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, LCSWs: Continuing Education Credit for this program is provided by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 2.75 CE credit may be applied to your license renewal through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For those licensed outside California, please check with your local licensing board to determine if CE credit is accepted. Nurses: UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351, for 2.75 CE credit.
Fees for CE credit: $35 *Must attend workshop live to receive credits.
If you would like to receive CEs for enrolling in this workshop, please add at the checkout page.
Access to Materials and Session Recordings
After you complete each course or workshop, you'll have access to the content for 90 days if you want to review it at your convenience.
Please note that we will record each live session, and the recordings will be available within 48 hours in the respective lesson of the course.
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Will I be taxed on my registration?
Information on sales tax collection that may affect your purchases of courses through CMSC: In accordance with Marketplace Facilitator/Provider laws, CMSC is now required to collect and remit sales tax on sales in some areas of the United States and Canada. This is required even as we are a registered non-profit. What does this mean for you? It means that when you purchase a course with CMSC in some states or provinces ( U.S. & Canada), the sales tax will be automatically calculated and collected at the time of checkout. This ensures compliance with tax regulations in your area. If you have any questions or concerns about this change, please don't hesitate to reach out to our customer support team: [email protected].
What would be grounds for participant removal?
Participation is at the discretion of the teachers and facilitators at all times. If, in the opinion of the teachers and facilitators, you are unable to continue to participate productively in the course, you may be asked to discontinue. Decisions of removal are to ensure CMSC provides the safest space possible for our participants and teachers. Please see our refund policy regarding necessary participant removal.
What are the parameters of participation?
Our programs are designed to teach participants the tools needed to develop and cultivate a mindfulness and self-compassion practice. It is not a substitute for mental health care, personal therapy or medical treatment. Personal safety and emotional wellbeing are the foundation of self-compassion training and you are primarily responsible for your own safety. Teachers and facilitators are not expected or able to provide medical and/or psychological care. Course experiences may bring up challenging memories or feelings. If you have a history with a serious mental health condition or other concerns you think may impact your ability to take this course, please contact CMSC or your healthcare professional to determine if this course is right for you. Your personal contact information may be used in the event the teacher or facilitator reasonably determines a need to call emergency services on your behalf.