2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Mindfulness Psychology: Contemplative Clinical Science

Spring quarter

Faculty: Jamyang Tsultrim philosophy of mind/consciousness, East-West psychology

Fields of Study: philosophy and psychology

Spring: CRN (Credit) Level 30146 (4)  

Credits: 4(S)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Weekend


This course will emphasize mindfulness psychology as a clinical tool as well as a method of professional self-care. Recent research has proven the effectiveness of mindfulness training to treat conditions such as stress and pain, addictions, chronic depression, anxiety, eating disorders and other health conditions. Students will explore the similarities and differences between Mindfulness Psychology and Western Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and gain practical skills to help alleviate the psychological suffering of others while maintaining emotional balance and professional ethics. Students will have opportunities for personal practice, observational learning, and the development of counseling skills through role-play, reading and discussion.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 9a-4:30p on five Saturdays (Apr. 2, 16, 30, May 14, 28)

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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