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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 Seattle Renaissance Hotel.

Hotel

Our Hotel & Conference Site:

Seattle Renaissance Hotel
515 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104

Call for reservations: (206)583-0300 or (800)546-9148
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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
Seattle 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.
Uncovering Happiness: The New Science of Overcoming Depression through Mindfulness
and Self-Compassion
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.
Breaking Bad Habits: The Neuroscience & Psychology of Personal Transformation
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

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.
Mindfulness, Compassion & the Pain Paradox
John Briere, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor of Psychiatry & Psychology at USC; Director, Psychological Trauma Program at LAC & USC Medical Center

3:15-4:45 p.m.
Mindfulness, Compassion, Suffering & the Therapist
John Briere, Ph.D.

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.
The Gifts of Suffering: Finding Insight, Compassion and Renewal
Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D.
Internationally recognized Jungian analyst, psychologist and mindfulness teacher with a clinical practice in central Vermont. Author of 15 books, includingThe Present Heart: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Discovery,an insightful personal account of embracing the challenge of early onset Alzheimer’s in a beloved spouse.

3:15-4:45 p.m.
True Love Ways: The Importance of Maintaining a Mindful Gap in Intimate Relationship
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.