Drop-in Meditation Session: Mountain Meditation: Cultivating stability in the midst of change

Monday, May 13 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [PST]

3903 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, Washington, 98105, United States

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Monday, May 13 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [PST]

About the Event

 

 Drop-in Meditation Session: Mountain Meditation: Cultivating stability in the midst of change 

 taught by Joel Grow, PhD 

Monday, May 13, 2019, 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

 

CCFW is pleased to offer monthly drop-in meditation sessions. A different CCFW instructor will lead each month’s session so that participants can experience different mindfulness practices and instructor styles. These sessions are also intended to support participants from previous mindfulness courses in strengthening their home practice. All levels of experience are welcome.

 

About the Session 

We often feel ungrounded and anxious in the face of difficult emotions and life circumstances. In this session, we will practice the Mountain Meditation, a core practice in programs such as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention. This practice cultivates presence and stillness, helping us connect with our inner strength and stability in the face of internal and external challenges.

 

 

About the Instructor

 Joel is a clinical psychologist at the Seattle Mindfulness Center and a member of the clinical faculty at the University of Washington Department of Psychology. He offers evidence-supported treatment that   incorporates self-compassion, mindfulness, and acceptance-based approaches. He was a member of the UW research team that created Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP), an evidence- based aftercare program for addictive behavior problems. He remains active in the delivery and evaluation of MBRP. He has facilitated numerous groups in various settings and has conducted therapist training workshops both in the US and abroad. He also provides clinical supervision to UW psychology graduate students. Before graduate school, Joel spent 6 years as a software engineer and in-house  trainer/instructor at Amazon.com. A passionate teacher, he co-developed and served as lead instructor for a 9-month University of Washington certificate program for 9 years, and was awarded the UW   "Award for Teaching Excellence" 

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Center for Child & Family Well-Being
Office: 206.221.1079
Email: ccfwb@uw.edu

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If you are unable to attend, please email ccfwb@uw.edu to cancel your reservation so your spot may be made available to someone else. 

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