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Seattle Compassion Conference Agenda and Registration

Here are a few of the compassion topics that will be covered in Seattle

Washington DC Conference Topics

Join us at the Marriott Renaissance Seattle Hotel.

Hotel

Our Hotel & Conference Site:

Seattle Marriott Renaissance Hotel
515 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104

Call for reservations: 1-800-228-9290 or 1-202-962-4482
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Join us for up to three days of compassion & counseling training, connect with friends, colleagues, and experts in the field.

The Art & Science of Mindfulness & Compassion
Seattle Conference
Marriott Renaissance Hotel, Seattle, WA
October 9-11, 2014

(Click here for a full course description.)

Thursday, October 9, 2014

9-10:30 a.m.
Ways to Nurture Compassion and Bolster Resilience: A Constructive Narrative Approach
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario; Canada Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention (www.Melissainstitute.org).

10:45-12:15 p.m.
Compassion and Decision Making: Implications for Conflict Resolution
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.

1:30-3 p.m.Concurrent Presentations
Breaking Bad Habits: The Neuroscience & Psychology of Personal Transformation
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.
Psychologist, West Los Angeles, CA; Author, The Now Effect: How this Moment can Change the Rest of your Life, and Co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook

3:15-4:45 p.m.Concurrent Presentations
Uncovering Happiness: The New Science of Overcoming Depression through Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Emotions: Befriending the Messengers Within
Pouria Montazeri, M.A.
Private Practice, Boulder, CO., teacher at Naropa University in Boulder.

Friday, October 10, 2014

9-10:30 a.m.
Introduction to the Theory of Compassion Psychotherapy
Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., OBE
Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby, he has been a very active researcher in this area with over 200 articles and 20 books including The Compassionate Self (2009); and more recently with the Buddhist monk, Choden, Mindful Compassion (2013)

10:45-12:15 p.m.
Working with Compassion Focused Therapy –The Practices
Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., OBE

1:30-3 p.m.
Wisdom & Compassion in the Treatment of Trauma: First Do No More Harm
Christine Courtois, Ph.D., ABPP
Private Practice, Washington DC National Clinical Trauma Consultant, Elements Behavioral Health, Promises, Malibu and LA

3:15-4:45 p.m.
Wisdom & Compassion in the Treatment of Trauma:Relational Dimensions of Healing
Christine Courtois, Ph.D., ABPP

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

9-10:30 a.m.
Brainstorm: The Power & Purpose of the Teenage Brain
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychology, UCLA School of Medicine; Founding/Co-director, Mindful Awareness Research Center; Author, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain Tarcher, 2013.

10:45-12:15 p.m.
Compassion and Kindness as Integration Made Visible
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

1:30-3 p.m.Concurrent Presentations
Fierce Compassion: Overcoming Anxiety Through Cultivating Compassionate Courage
Dennis Tirch, Ph.D.
Director, The Center for Mindfulness and Compassion Focused Therapy; Assistant Clinical Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College; Author of The Compassionate Mind Guide To Overcoming Anxiety

The Gifts of Suffering: Finding Insight, Compassion and Renewal
Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D.

3:15-4:45 p.m.Concurrent Presentations
Empowering and Enhancing Exposure Through Compassion, Acceptance and Mindfulness
Dennis Tirch, Ph.D.

Unwelcome Change: Embracing the Lessons of Loss
Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D.

For a full description of the presentations, please see the link at the top of the agenda.

We look forward to having you join us in Seattle!

Join us for up to three days of compassion & counseling training, connect with friends, colleagues, and experts in the field.