The week long workshop, approved for CE credits, offers mind-body healing techniques to reduce stress, recover from trauma, relieve physical discomforts, improve relationships, and enhance quality of life. Participants will be taught Qigong movements, breathing practices, and meditations for self-development and for work with mental health patients, military personnel, and anyone affected by mass disasters. Children in hospitals, schools, and special educational settings have also benefited.
The neurophysiological basis for effects of breathing practices will be discussed in concert with relevant clinical studies. Each session includes didactic and experiential components.
The workshop is approved for 15 Continuing Education credits for psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, physicians, nurses, and coaches.
For registration and more information call (888)394-9293 or go to cape.org on the internet. The direct link to the Brown/Gerbarg course is at cape.org/2014/
Dr. Brown is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York. He gives over 100 medical lectures every year, including full-day courses for the American Psychiatric Association and other professional groups, as well as workshops for non-profits such as Serving Those Who Serve in New York City. He is a certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), Yoga, Qi Gong, and meditation. His workshops have helped thousands of people deal with everyday stress and enabled survivors of trauma and mass disasters to recover their health and well-being.
Dr. Gerbarg is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at New York Medical College. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. In addition to her clinical practice, she lectures, writes, provides consultations, and facilitates the development of research projects on the health benefits of mind-body practices.
The Cape Cod Institute, founded by Gilbert Levin, PhD, is known for the excellence of courses and workshops offered to psychotherapists, organizational consultants, and other professionals who apply behavior science in their work. Programs are taught by leading thinkers in their fields, and participants are drawn from every continent. Classes are in the mornings of a five day week leaving remaining hours for study, leisure, and networking with colleagues. The Institute is in its 35th season.
Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg are co-authors of the award-winning How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (WW Norton) with Philip Muskin, MD, and The Rhodiola Revolution (Rodale). Their new books are the 2013 Nautilus Gold Medal award-winning Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD: New Options for Kids, Adults, & Clinicians(WW Norton) and Nautilus Silver Medal award-winning The Healing Power of the Breath, with a CD, (Shambhala).
The presenters have an Internet site at Breath-Body-