Learn new skills and compassion techniques to work with your clients and improve your life, too.

Earn up to 18.0 CE’s; 6.0 Hrs per day

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

Located on beautiful Mission Bay with easy access to walking paths & the marina.

San Diego Conference & Hotel Site: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109

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The Hyatt is located on the marina at Mission Bay, six miles from the airport, one mile to Sea World and six miles to Downtown San Diego.

Great rate, great location, great views and hotel rooms!

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San Diego Mindfulness Hotel and Venue

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

February 26-28, 2015
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Mission Bay
San Diego, CA

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

9-10:30 a.m. Keynote
Hardwiring Compassion
Part 1: Strengthening the Neural Substrates of Love
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.
Neuropsychologist and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom.

10:45-12:15 p.m. Keynote
Hardwiring Compassion
Part 2: Helping Clients Heal Wounds of the Heart
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

1:30-3 p.m. Concurrent Presentations
Empowering Self-Regulation with Evidence-based Yoga Breathing
Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500
Author of Yoga Skills for Therapists (W.W. Norton, 2012) and Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books, 2004) is the founding director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute, which trains yoga and health professionals internationally.

Quieting the Hungry Ghost: Compassionate & Mindful Relapse Prevention
Richard Fields, Ph.D.
Founder/Director, FACES Conferences, Inc., Author, Drugs in Perspective, 8th edition, McGraw Hill (2012), Editor, A Year of Living Mindfully: 52 Quotes & Weekly Practices, FACES Publishing, 2012, Editor, A Year of Living with More Compassion: 52 Quotes & Weekly Compassion Practices, FACES Publishing, 2013.

3:30 – 5 p.m Concurrent Presentations
Giving the Mind a Bone—Preparing for Mindfulness
Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500

Emotions: Befriending the Messengers Within
Pouria Montazeri, M.A., LPC
(www.youbeyoucounseling.com) is a transpersonal psychotherapist and educator with a private practice in Boulder and Denver. He teaches at Naropa University’s Graduate School of Psychology.

Friday, February 27, 2015

9-10:30 a.m. Keynote
No Separate Self: Mindfulness as a Path to Compassion
Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School, Author, The Mindfulness Solution, Co-editor, Mindfulness & Psychotherapy; Co-editor, Sitting Together.

10:45-12:15 p.m. Keynote
Wisdom & Compassion in Psychotherapy: Two Wings of a Bird
Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D.

1:30-3:00 p.m. Keynote
Journey to the Self via the Other: The Power of Primary Attachment Relationships
Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT
A clinician, researcher, teacher, and developer of A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT®). He is the author of Wired for Love and Your Brain on Love, and coauthor of Love and War in Intimate Relationships.

3:30-5:00 p.m. Keynote
Journey to the Self via the Other: The Power of Interactive Regulation
Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT

Saturday, February 28, 2015

9-10:30 a.m. Keynote
Crossing the Bridge to Secure Attachment: Raising Relational Intelligence through “Co Mindfulness”, Part I
Diane Poole Heller, Ph.D.
Expert in Trauma Resolution and Attachment Originator / developer of DARe (Dynamic Attachment Re-patterning experience) aka SATe (Somatic Attachment Training experience), Author of Crash Course: A Self-Healing Guide to Auto Accident.

10:45-12:15 p.m. and 1:30-3:00 p.m. Keynote
Spirituality and Trauma: From Trauma to Awakening and Flow
Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
Dr Levine holds doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology. He is the developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a body-awareness approach to healing trauma, and founder of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, which conducts trainings in this work throughout the world. Dr. Levine was a stress consultant for NASA on the development of the space shuttle project. Levine’s international best seller, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, has been translated into twenty-two languages. Levine’s contribution was honored in 2010 when he received the Lifetime Achievement award from the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy.

3:15-4:45 p.m. Keynote
Crossing the Bridge to Secure Attachment: Raising Relational Intelligence through “Co Mindfulness”, Part II
Diane Poole Heller, Ph.D.

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

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