Breaking the depression code involves identifying the necessary steps to nourish the anti-depression brain. This treatment model has been inspired by some of the most current research on neuroscience and depression as well as mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), created by Zindel Segal; Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), created by Jon Kabat-Zinn; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), created by Steven Hayes; and research by Brene Brown and others.
In this web conference, you’ll learn how to nurture the brain's natural antidepressants, provide individuals relief from symptoms of depression, improve emotional resilience, and provide guidance on how people can protect themselves from depression. Conference participants will gain the following skills, drawn from compassion-based cognitive therapy (CBCT):
This web conference is intermediate instructional level and designed to help clinicians:
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Elisha Goldstein is incredibly knowledgeable, well read, and at ease presenting. - Risa Giordano, LCSW
Two CE credits will be provided by GoodTherapy.org for attending this web conference in its entirety.
GoodTherapy.org is also an Approved Education Provider by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals (provider #135463). Of the eight counselor skill groups ascribed to by NAADAC, this course is classified within counseling services.
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Premium Membership with GoodTherapy includes access to this web conference at no cost. Not yet a Premium Member? Mental health professionals can attend this live web conference for $29.95 or access the homestudy recording for $14.95.
Knowing the way you think and where you place your energy allows you to step away from the various stories and mind traps that don't serve you and enter the space of awareness where you can consider alternatives for creating a more flexible, healthier mind. So what we don't have with a depressed mind is flexibility; it's more rigid or chaotic. And what we're trying to do is create a more open, flexible, healthier type of reactivity. - Elisha Goldstein, PhD
Elisha Goldstein, PhD, is an author, speaker, and psychologist who combines traditional psychotherapy with mindfulness for mental and emotional healing. He believes that we all have the innate ability to transform cycles of stress and trauma into greater peace and emotional freedom, and he provides the skills necessary to cultivate freedom and self-acceptance. Dr. Goldstein's ability to take complicated concepts and simplify them in an easy to understand format has opened doors to many national and international speaking opportunities for mental health professionals, business leaders, lay audiences, and educators.
Dr. Goldstein is a bestselling author who has published several books, including The Now Effect: How This Moment Can Change the Rest of Your Life and the co-author of A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook. You can find a complete list of his books here. He currently lives in Southern California where he has a private practice as a licensed psychologist. Dr. Goldstein is also a mindfulness instructor at InsightLA. For more information about Dr. Goldstein and his work, please visit http://elishagoldstein.com