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Distance Learning Online Class: Applications of Mindful Awareness and Resonance to Psychotherapy

presented by Irene Siegel, Ph.D., LCSW

Next class: TBA

4 Module Online Distance Learning Class
(computer and internet access required)

15 EMDRIA Distance Learning Credits
15 CEs accepted by National Organizations (see below)

New York State Approved



"...looking deep within the mind, in the very most interior part of the self, when the mind becomes very, very quiet, and one listens very carefully, in that infinite Silence, the soul begins to whisper, and its feather-soft voice takes one far beyond what the mind could ever imagine, beyond anything rationality could possibly tolerate, beyond anything logic can endure." - Ken Wilber

This workshop teaches an innovative approach of using double focus of attention from egoic to expanded awareness through intuitive mindful skills and resonance, enhancing the AIP model within which EMDR is based. Current research and literature will explain the convergence of psychology, science, and spirituality. The relationship to an accelerated process of higher brain integration and awareness will be linked to skills of silent intuitive processes within an interconnected field of energy and informational flow between therapist and client within each phase of EMDR. This program teaches valuable skills that can be applied to any form of psychotherapy that allows for the client to process information in the silent spaces of the imagination within an experience of mindful awareness and expanded consciousness.

You will learn to identify intuitive feedback mechanisms and apply it within a nonlinear, moment to moment integrative therapy through video recorded lectures, case presentation, and experiential exercise. This program is highly experiential with the aide of audio recorded guided meditations. You will learn to apply new skills to your practice, allowing your clients to have the opportunity to process trauma from an expanded state within a shared interconnected field of information and energy flow.

You will:
  • Identify the relationship between science, psychology, and spiritual philosophy as it applies to resonance and mindful awareness.

  • Develop skills of meditation and mindful awareness.

  • Identify skills of alternative ways of knowing such as inner vision, hearing, knowing, kinesthetic bodily sensations.

  • Identify skills of internal intuitive tracking to determine client/therapist resonance as an assessment and healing tool.

  • Apply the skills of mindful awareness, resonance, and internal feedback mechanisms into the EMDR protocol, developing a non-linear integrative approach to the standard protocol.

  • Identify the role of the transpersonal therapist healer in modern day psychotherapy, blending western psychology with knowledge of ancient wisdom traditions.

  • About the Presenter:
    Irene Siegel, Ph.D., LCSW conducts her integrative psychotherapy practice and teaches meditation and healing in Huntington N.Y. She received her doctorate degree from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (now Sofia University) in 2011, her masters in Social Work from Columbia University in 1977, and advanced clinical training through the Long Island Institute for Mental Health in 1983. She studied ancient healing arts throughout North and South America. Dr. Siegel presented at the EMDRIA conferences in 2000, 2001, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. She is author of Eyes of the Jaguar and creator of the Labyrinth Series Guided Meditations. Her upcoming book, The Sacred Path of the Therapist: Modern Healing, Ancient Wisdom, and Client Transformation is due to be released this summer by W. W. Norton & Co. Additional info about Dr. Siegel can be found by clicking here.

    Online Distance Learning Class:
    This class will be offered in four modules, over a four week period of time. You will be sent a web page address, username, and password for the learning site where all educational materials are presented. One module will be released each week containing video presentations, audio guided meditations, and suggested reading assignments. This material can be reviewed any time at your convenience during each week. There will be an opportunity to interact online, and to participate in one live phone conference per week lasting between one and one and a half hours, which will be recorded and posted on the learning site. This program contains approximately 8 non-interactive hours and 7 interactive hours.

    EMDRIA CREDIT and CEs:
    Fifteen CEs will be provided by ce-classes.com, as well as 15 EMDRIA Credits. Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop. Participants print their own certificate after registering at ce-classes.com, entering a key code, completing and passing a post-test, and completing an evaluation form. Ce-classes.com is approved by:
  • The American Psychological Association (APA) Ce-Classes.com is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval Period: 1/5/17 - 1/5/19. (Provider # 1142) Ce-Classes.commaintains responsibility for the program. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

  • The National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) Provider #656

  • This course is NOT available for NBCC credit

  • The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP-Expires 3/31/2017

  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CE-Classes.com is approved to provide continuing education by the following professional organizations: ASWB and APA. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS, recognizes relavant course works/training that has been approved by these nationally recognized certifying bodies to satisfy renewal requirements.

  • The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider Number OS-12-174-1116 Expires 11-2018

  • The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners, Continuing Education Provider - 5674 expires 4/30/2018.

  • The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider - 1622 expires 2/28/2018.

  • Massachusetts Authorization Number: TBD

  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board - Provider # RCST031201 Expires 5/31/2017

  • New York Social Work Board NYSED Provider #120

  • The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2018 Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.

  • The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2018.
  • Ce-classes.com maintains co-responsibility for this program and it's content. Licensed professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

    Agenda:
    Welcome Page: Five minute welcome and introduction video; Downloadable version of Handout; Course Instructions; Recommended and Suggested Reading list.

    Module 1: Convergence of Science, Psychology, and Spiritual Traditions (taken from recording of presentation at 2013 EMDRIA Conference)
    Video Introduction: 1 minute, 10 seconds
    Video Presentation: 1 hour, 3 minutes
    Audio Meditation 1: Divine Attunement

    Module 2: Mindful Awareness and Resonance in EMDR (taken from recording of presentation at 2013 EMDRIA Conference)
    Video Introduction: 48 seconds
    Video 1 Presentation: 21 minutes
    Video 2 Presentation: 30 minutes
    Audio Meditation 2: Inner Teacher

    Module 3: Internal Feedback Mechanisms through Mindful Awareness
    Video Introduction: 59 seconds
    Video Presentation: 47 minutes, 41 seconds
    Audio Meditation 3: Sharing Attunement

    Module 4: Transpersonal Therapist/Healer
    Video Introduction: 1 minutes, 14 seconds
    Video Presentation: 47 minutes, 36 seconds
    Audio Meditation 4: Spiritual Resonance

    Each module will also list the recommended reading assignment for the week. There is an online forum for questions, answers, and conversation. There will be one live conference call per week lasting between one to one and a half hours for a summary of material, questions and answers. It will be recorded and posted for those who could not attend. The course material and the post-test will be accessible for two weeks following the end of the program.

    REQUIREMENTS FOR ATTENDANCE:
    This workshop is intended for licensed Mental Health Professionals (Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors) and is appropriate for non-EMDR trained therapists, as well as all levels of EMDR trained therapists. In order to receive EMDRIA credit you must have completed the EMDR Basic Training. If you did not receive your EMDR Training from the EMDR Institute, please submit proof of completion of an EMDRIA-Approved Basic Training, with your certificate of completion, in order to receive EMDRIA credit. This program is NOT an EMDR Basic Training. Prior to the beginning of the program, all non-EMDR trained therapists are required to read:

    Shapiro, F. (2001). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: EMDR, basic principles, protocols, and procedures. (2nd ed.) New York, NY: Guilford.

    *Grievances must be in writing to Dr. Irene Siegel, and will be replied to within 5 - 10 business days.

    *Program is in compliance with the American Disabilities Act.

    Registration:

    Registration: $350.

    **Cancellation policy: