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Soothing Bell

Giving Yourself a Self-Care Practice 

Stress Reduction for Clinicians 

Sunday December 12, 2021 
1:00 PM - 4:15 PM

3 CE Credits Awarded 

Cost: $45


About the Session 

Mental health clinicians can be the forgotten front lines as many are experiencing burnout in response to the unprecedented need during the pandemic. In this season of giving to others, take time to replenish yourself deeply through mind body practices while learning to being integrating them into clinical care. Learn the research and best practices for mind body interventions including meditation, mindful yoga, and expressive writing for reducing stress and building resiliency.

This program is appropriate for mental health professionals and clinicians including psychologists, social workers, licensed mental health clinicians, and counselors. 

Learning Objectives 

  • Analyze the science of mind body medicine and how it can be applied to decrease stress and burnout

  • Experience mindful yoga, meditation, and diaphragmatic breathing practices for reducing stress and calming the nervous system and how to safely incorporate them into self-care and therapy in a trauma-informed way ​

  • Apply an expressive writing practice that can enhance the immune system, lower stress and anxiety, improve mood, and reconnect us to self and others 

CE Credit Guidelines 

  • APA: 3 CE Credits : 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 Chapter: Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 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.

     There is no known commercial support for this program.

About the Instructor

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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 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 Lesly University where she was the Adjunct Professor for over 10 years.

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