October 20, 2019—October 24, 2019
PESI: Anxiety Treatment Certification Retreat: Yoga, Meditation and Whole-Client Approaches
Rejuvenate personally and renew professionally while immersed in the beauty and peacefulness of the Hudson Valley!
Deep rests, hikes, and the healing arts are at your fingertips as you experience an array of meditations, yoga practices, and expressive arts that will revitalize both you and your clinical treatment of anxiety in a stunning natural setting.
Begin each day with gentle yoga sequences, suitable for everyone, and meditations specifically designed to calm the nervous system and create greater resilience. You’ll take in the stillness while nourishing the body and mind with healthy practices and exquisitely prepared cuisine.
Over five experiential days, you’ll discover how a whole-person approach, integrating contemplative practices, functional medicine tools, cognitive techniques and artistic expression can quiet the mind, cultivate well-being, and wire-in recovery from anxiety and co-morbid depression. Detailed guidance from out expert instructor will teach you how to translate the embodied experiences into clinical applications to bring greater healing to your clients.
Best of all, you’ll leave this incredible restorative experience having met the full educational requirements when applying to become a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP).
Sign up today and get certified while you build your skill and passion for healing anxiety in a glorious retreat setting!
Debra Premashakti Alvis, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and private practitioner with over 25 years of clinical experience in supporting clients’ recovery from shame, trauma, anxiety, depression and relational concerns. A seasoned international presenter and consultant, Dr. Alvis is also a therapeutic yoga educator and a lecturer at the University of Georgia where she developed and led the Mind/Body Program. The program included a clinician training program integrating contemplative approaches in psychotherapy. A 30-year personal contemplative practice, research experience, and a deep understanding of mindfulness and yoga further enrich her presentations. She draws upon this unique background to provide effective and easily applicable skills designed for immediate integration into clinicians’ practices.