Utilize Mindfulness Tools and Resources
Understanding and applying mindful awareness of individual experiences can also work to strengthen teams of people and promote effective communication, productivity, and job satisfaction.
Use mindfulness training in group and team settings to support peers, colleagues, or employees in achieving balance; and by helping to create a more pleasant and productive work environment.
Uses & Benefits of
Mindfulness Based Therapy
The busy-ness of our world today can take its toll on our bodies and minds, causing us to be in an increased state of mental and physical hyper-arousal. A mindfulness practice encourages us to slow down, and breathe! Calming our minds and our bodies this way can decrease symptoms of overwhelm and stress. Using mindfulness tools during challenging times can work to reduce stress in the moment, as well as to build an internal resource of strength for future challenges and stressors.
About Mindfulness-Based TherapyMindfulness is defined as a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. While mindfulness may not be for everyone, combining mindful awareness with traditional talk therapy can serve as beneficial access points to discovering unconscious thoughts and feelings, enabling both the therapist and client to better understand the needs and motivations of the client.
Mindfulness can be used throughout individual sessions as therapist and client return to the present and allow whatever thoughts, feelings, or bodily sensations to be validated and heard.
In addition, mindfulness theory, tools, and resources can be useful and important components in supporting individuals as well as groups within personal and professional development settings.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Psychotherapy?
Psychotherapy is a therapeutic intervention where talk and experiential techniques are used to aid individuals in understanding themselves more deeply while working through any number of specific challenges.
Is Psychotherapy covered by insurance?
Some insurance companies are beginning to include Psychotherapy under more advanced benefit plans.
If your insurance company does not currently cover psychotherapy, please visit the Registered Psychotherapists Insurance Committee for more information.
Who is a candidate for therapy?Any person who feels as though they would benefit from speaking with a professional is a candidate for therapy. If you are experiencing difficulties dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, relationships, life transitions, or any number of challenges, finding a professional to work with might be the right choice for you.
How do you choose a therapist?There are a number of ways an individual might find a therapist. Searching online will undoubtedly present a number of viable options. Referrals from medical professionals or friends are often useful when beginning a search for the right therapist. While there are many factors you may want to consider, such as convenience, education, approach, etc., the most important consideration is how comfortable you feel with your therapist. Following your instincts might be the most helpful tool in finding the right fit for you.
Talk to a therapist.
Your registered psychotherapist is committed to helping you work through your challenges.
You will have the opportunity and space to address your anxiety, depression, grief & loss, and mindfulness needs.
In a safe & supportive space.
Therapy offers you the opportunity to work through a number of problems you may be experiencing.
You will be provided with a safe and compassionate environment as you heal and grow.
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