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100 Brain-Changing Mindfulness Techniques to Integrate Into Your Clinical Practice

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Debra Burdick, LCSW, BCN
5 Hours 56 Minutes
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Jul 15, 2016
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  • Become more effective in treating anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, sleep and pain by incorporating mindfulness skills with evidence-based treatments
  • First session strategies for anxiety - calm your clients with mindfulness interventions you can teach on their very first day of treatment!
  • Implement a 4-step process to integrate Mindfulness into your practice

Enhance your treatment plans for anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, bipolar disorder, sleep, pain, and stress with brain-changing mindfulness skills tailored to the problems your clients face each day.
Watch this workshop and get detailed guidance on the hows, whys, and whens of incorporating core and advanced mindfulness skills into your clinical practice. Build your client education skills and improve therapeutic engagement with clear explanations regarding the neurobiology behind mindfulness. Interactive demonstrations and step-by-step instruction on specific interventions and exercises will give you the tools you need to treat a variety of disorders and populations. And the opportunity to practice under the direction of our instructor will boost your confidence in using your new skills. Better still, you’ll walk away with a four-step process that ties it all together, making what you’ve learned immediately relevant to your own work with clients.



This online program is worth 6.0 hours CPD.



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Debra Burdick, LCSW, BCN, also known as ‘The Brain Lady’, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a board certified neurofeedback practitioner. Debra is an international speaker and author of the best-selling books Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients: 111 Tools, Techniques, Activities & Worksheets (PESI, 2013), Mindfulness Skills for Kids & Teens: A Workbook for Clinicians & Clients with 154 Tools, Techniques, Activities and Worksheets (PESI, 2014), ADHD: Non-Medication Treatments and Skills for Children and Teens (PESI, 2015) and Mindfulness Skills for Kids: Card Deck and 3 Card Games (PESI, 2017). She has taught mindfulness skills to her clients for over 25 years. 

She recently retired from her private practice, and previously worked at the Child Guidance Clinic, Family Services, Child and Family Agency, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. 

Debra incorporates mindfulness skills in all areas of her practice. She initially became interested in mindfulness to deal with a chronic illness (now thankfully healed). She found it so helpful in her own life that she started teaching her clients the skills she was using. She went on to develop clinical material on mindfulness skills and created a four-step process for working with clients using mindfulness that she perfected in her private practice and in an intensive outpatient program. Her clients have shown her that mindfulness skills improve the rate and quality of treatment outcomes.

Debra has presented numerous presentations, workshops, and teleseminars. She is often interviewed on Internet radio and telesummits and her work has been featured in The Day newspaper, Self-Improvement Magazine, and “Parenting Powers” television show.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Debra Burdick maintains a private practice.  She is an author for Vervante publishers and receives royalties.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Debra Burdick contributes to and receives no compensation. 

Target Audience

Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, and other Mental Health Professionals


Mindfulness – the Neurobiology of Brain Changes

  • Neuroplasticity and the brain
  • Evidence for Mindfulness as a treatment
  • Brain changes for specific disorders

4 Steps to Integrate Mindfulness into Clinical Practice

  • How to teach Mindfulness in session
  • Techniques to increase client use of
  • Mindfulness at home
  • Strategies for processing what happens with your client
  • Strategies to identify and overcome obstacles & resistance

Mindfulness Strategies for Specific Disorders

  • Mindfulness of breath
  • Present moment awareness
  • Core Practice
  • Mindfulness of thoughts
  • Mindfulness of tasks
  • Mindfulness of intention
  • Mindfulness of intuition
  • Plus many more

Anxiety & Depression

  • Calm the arousal state and relax mind and body
  • Reduce anxious thoughts
  • Focus on the present
  • Decrease negative thoughts
  • Shift and improve mood state & increase pleasure


  • Calm the arousal state
  • Improve ability to stay grounded in the present
  • Reduce traumatic thoughts

Panic & OCD

  • Reduce frequency and intensity of panic attacks
  • Increase awareness of obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors
  • Decrease obsessive thinking and compulsions

Bipolar Disorder

  • Increase awareness of mood state
  • Stabilize mood over time


  • Improve concentration
  • Increase task completion
  • Reduce hyperactivity

Pain & Sleep

  • Accept and embrace the pain
  • Calm busy thoughts
  • Relax the mind and body
  • Fall asleep and stay asleep


  • Manage anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, bipolar disorder, sleep, pain, anger and stress with brain-changing mindfulness strategies tailored to each disorder.
  • Discuss and practice core and advanced mindfulness strategies that improve client symptoms and treatment outcomes for each disorder.
  • Identify when and how to use mindfulness strategies that act as interventions for specific mental health disorders.
  • Utilize the latest brain research about mindfulness to understand and explain the proven benefits of mindfulness to clients.
  • Implement proven strategies to integrate mindfulness into your clinical practice.
  • Recognize how to empower clients to attain the benefits of incorporating mindfulness into their daily lives.



Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 40


Johanne A

"I was so pleased and grateful to have the opportunity to learn from the author of one of my favorite resource manuals that I use with my kids in my practice. It was wonderful to hear her explain and organize each skill. Thank you, Debra! Namaste"

Michelle S

"What an amazing seminar. I plan to listen to this again."

Pamela J H

"very, very useful!! LOVE the handouts I can use in practice right away! "


"Many thanks to PESI for the beautiful and useful courses "

Frances J

"Awesome seminar. Very interesting and useful for practice. Thank you. The Mobile App helped with mobile viewing and was used very frequently. "

Fran G

"The course was excellent. "

Daniel C

"Overall, good class with good information"

Rita O

"Excellent program."

Nora S

"This was an excellent presentation. I will implement these techniques in my own life and practice. "

Kelly L

"Loved this seminar-it provided so much information I can use in practice."

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