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ZEN AND MINDFULNESS IN HEALTH CARE TRAINING

An 18 hour training during a three-month cycle

to prevent burn out and increase resilience

The Zen and Mindfulness in Health Care- 18 hour training is specifically designed for health care professionals and psychotherapists to help prevent burn out , enhance resilience and renew compassion. It is open to anyone working in medicine and mental health. Each workshop is divided in two parts:

Well-being/self care component: relaxation and Zazen  meditation practice.

Patient care component: clinical discussion using the Buddhist perspective to renew compassion and foster a non-judgmental attitude to improve treatment outcomes.

 

                     SPRING   2016 SCHEDULE

APRIL      Workshop 1:      

Sunday April 3                       1:00PM to 5:00PM

Part 1 Relaxation –Zazen -Kinhin.

Part 2 Discussion: Preventing burn out.

 

MAY           Workshop 2:  

Sunday May 1                         1:00PM to 5:00PM

Part 1 Relaxation – Zazen -Kinhin.

Part 2 Discussion: Counter transference.

 

JUNE          Workshop 3:    

Sunday June 5                       1:00PM to 5:00PM

Part 1 Relaxation – Zazen- Kinhin.

Part 2 Discussion: Personality Disorder

 

Full day retreat:

Saturday June 25               8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Zazen –Kinhin-Tonglen ( giving and receiving meditation) -Mindful eating.

Discussion : Therapeutic Relationship.

 

Early registration required. Email edmeedanan@comcast.net

Cost

Full 18 hr training
Physicians  $270.00.
Other health care professionals  $180.00
Residents/Students – $120.00

Individual 4 hr workshop
Physicians  $70.00.
Other health care professionals  $50.00
Residents/Students – $30.00

Saturday 6 hr retreat 
Physicians  $95.00
Other health care professionals  $65.00
Residents/Students – $45.00

All proceeds will be given to the Stone Creek Zen Center.

Location: Stone Creek Zen Center, 2999 Bowen Street, Graton, CA

www.stonecreekzencenter.org

Leader: Edmée Danan, MD is a psychiatrist – psychotherapist with over 25 years experience.  She has worked at Sonoma County Psychiatric Emergency Services, had a private practice and is currently a consulting psychiatrist with West County Health Centers and with Vida (HIV Program). She is interested in exploring the impact of non-medical factors on Health and the many ways Zen Buddhist perspective enriches the practice of medicine and psychotherapy. Edmée has practiced Zen since 1981 and is a senior lay practitioner at the Stone Creek Zen Center. To sign up or for questions contact edmeedanan@comcast.net