Banana Leaves

Mind + Body Therapy
Stress Relief Series 

Stress Reduction and Resiliency Sampler for Clinicians 

Saturday, November 20th, 2021 / 9:00am to 12:15pm - Online 

3 CE Credits Awarded 

Cost: $45

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About the Session 

Got Stress?

Immerse yourself in this mini retreat while earning CEUs, where we will practice self-care tools to reduce stress and build resiliency while connecting deeply with ourselves and a supportive community. Reconnect with your inner calm and begin to rediscover a sense of wellbeing and connection through meditation, mindful yoga, and expressive writing.

Learning Objectives 

  • Describe the science of mind body medicine including the stress response and the relaxation response

  • Explore meditation, mindful yoga, and breath practices for reducing stress and anxiety, how to safely apply them into therapy and self-care, and prevent burnout.

  • Use an expressive writing practice that can enhance the immune system, lower stress and anxiety, and support mindful communication in clinical practice.

CE Credit Guidelines 

  • APA: 3 CE Credits : The HeartWell Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education credits for psychologists. HeartWell Institute maintains responsibility for this program and content.

  • NBCC ACEP: 3 credit hours: HeartWell Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider ACEP No. 7058. Programs that do not qualify for CE credit are clearly identified. HeartWell Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. 

  • NASW - MA: Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at theheartwellinstitute@gmail.com  for the status of social work CE accreditation.

  • MA-DESE: The HeartWell Institute is an approved provider for Professional Development Points (PDPs) for educators. PDPs are awarded after a minimum of 10 hours of programming has been completed. Programs can be combined for this purpose.

About the Instructor 

There is no known commercial support for this program 

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Emily Marsick, PhD is a licensed mental health counselor in private practice specializing in stress reduction, resilience, and well-being using mind body and lifestyle approaches. She has extensive training in using meditation, mindfulness, yoga, expressive writing, and nutrition to improve mental health and is certified to lead the SMART (Stress Management and Resiliency Training) program from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Mass General Hospital. Dr. Marsick received her bachelor’s from NYU; master’s from Harvard University; and CAGS (Counseling Psychology) and PhD (Expressive Therapies) from Lesley University where she was Adjunct Professor for over ten years.