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Mindfulness in Action

Format Study Group Network
Presenters Dr Craig Hassed
Description In the last few years, particularly in relation to mental health matters like depression, anxiety and stress, there has been limited opportunity for open discussion and sharing of knowledge in relation to theory, practice or outcomes.

This group will:
 Debrief participant's experience of implementing mindfulness-based strategies in practice
 Explore the consulting style best suited for Mindfulness interventions
 Discuss further cognitive strategies related to Mindfulness.
 Provide practical role plays for participants to apply their skills and put the theory into action
About the presenter(s) Dr Craig Hassed (MBBS, FRACGP) is a General Practitioner and senior lecturer at the Monash University Department of General Practice. His teaching, research and clinical interests involve mindfulness-based stress management, mind-body medicine, meditation, holistic healthcare, health promotion, complementary therapies and medical ethics. Craig has written and run courses on mindfulness-based therapies through Monash University, the RACGPs and other professionals groups since 1991. Monash is also the first university to introduce mindfulness training into the core medical undergraduate curriculum. He is regularly invited to speak in Australia and overseas on these issues. Craig has also authored a book on mindfulness-based stress management entitled "Know Thyself". Craig has been invited to speak at Harvard University on the Monash program and Know Thyself is also being used with Harvard University medical students in their pilot program.
Location VIC Metro, Australia
Venue YVE premises
576-578 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 20 Oct 2012
Time 9.00am - 1.00pm
Cost $100
Organiser Melbourne Branch
Contact Name Emma Solomano
Telephone 0427 707 018
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