Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy
Presented by Tom Pedulla, LICSW
Recorded Monday April 17, 2017
In this interactive presentation, Tom Pedulla describes different ways to bring mindfulness into our work with patients. Learn how mindfulness starts with the therapist, and how it can deepen your therapeutic presence — no matter which psychotherapeutic modality you’re using.
Explore three basic mindfulness skills and discuss the benefits and limitations of each.
Discover ways to share mindfulness skills with patients, and learn a simple mindfulness exercise that you can start using right away.
About Tom Pedulla, LICSW:
Tom Pedulla, LICSW, is a faculty and board member at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He maintains a full-time private practice in Arlington, MA, where he works with individual adults and leads MBCT (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy) groups. He has practiced mindfulness meditation in the Vipassana tradition since 1987.
Tom is also a contributing author of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition (2013), and a co-author of Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy (2016), both published by Guilford Press.
- Describe three basic mindfulness skills and the benefits and limitations of each.
- Practice a simple mindfulness exercise you can incorporate into you work with patients.