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YOGA COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (Y-CBT)

A new research based psychological paradigm that combines the scientifically documented benefits

of yoga and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Creating a Conscious and Empowering Mind- Body Link to Positively Direct Anxiety

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Y-CBT Program For Mental Health-Clinical Professionals

 

Intro to Yoga Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Y-CBT)

Saturday, May 15, 2021   1:00 pm – 4:00 pm   Fee: $80

* CEs: Social Work and LMHC for an addition $30 processing fee

Video of this session is available to purchase and view until May 22nd.  Click here to purchase and contact info@yogaattheashram to receive the link.

Level 1: Elements of Y-CBT

Saturday, May 22, 2021 9:00am-5:00pm   Fee: $180

Prerequisite: Intro to Y-CBT

*CEUs:  Social Work and LMHC for an addition $30 processing fee

Video of the pre-requisite Introduction is available to purchase and view until May 22nd.  Click here to purchase and contact info@yogaattheashram to receive the link.

Level 2: Y-CBT Practicum for Therapists

Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:00am-5:00pm Fee: $225

Prerequisite: Intro to Y-CBT, Level 1: Elements of Y-CBT

*CEUs: Social Work and LMHC for an addition $30 processing fee

Introduction to Y-CBT

This half-day training, open to all, offers an introduction to an innovative research-based anxiety management program. This approach combines the scientifically documented effects of yoga with cognitive behavioral therapy, creating a conscious mind-body link and a feeling of empowerment in moderating one’s own energy.

This course is a pre-requisite for the Y-CBT for Mental Health Professionals Program.

Participants will:
  • Learn how this program reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression by combining traditional psychology with yoga.
  • Learn several new Y-CBT techniques for anxiety management.
  • Understand effective methods for increasing self-value and self-compassion.The yoga component is adapted for all populations, virtually all done in chairs.

A Half Day Online Course
Instructors:  Dr. Manjit Kaur Khalsa Ed.D and Julie Greiner-Ferris, LICSW
Date:  Saturday, May 15, 2021
Time: 1-4pm est

Level 1: Elements

Pre-requisite: Introduction to Y-CBT, offered on May 15, 2021

This full day training provides participants with comprehensive instruction in facilitating the Y-CBT group treatment model. Participants will learn how to address the symptoms of anxiety and depression by combining traditional psychotherapy with yogic practices and philosophies, creating a conscious mind-body link and a feeling of empowerment in moderating one’s own energy.

In this full day training, participants will:

  • Learn how psychological and yogic practices are integrated in Y-CBT.
  • Receive instruction in the specific therapeutic yoga sets and meditations used in Y-CBT.
  • Understand the elements that make up the 6-week Y-CBT groups.
  • Practice techniques with detailed instruction by the presenters

A Full Day Online Course
Instructors:  Dr. Manjit Kaur Khalsa Ed.D and Julie Greiner-Ferris, LICSW
Date:  Saturday, May 22, 2021
Time: 9-5pm est

Level 2: Practicum

Pre-requisites:

  • Introduction to Y-CBT, offered on May 15, 2021
  • Y-CBT for Mental Health Professionals – Part 1: Elements, offered on May 22, 2021This full-day course teaches participants how to effectively use the three components of the manualized Y-CBT group treatment model: didactic material, the group therapy process and the yoga.Participants will receive and review all materials necessary to run the groups, including the Leader’s Manual and a Power Point presentation.

A Full Day Online Course
Instructors:  Dr. Manjit Kaur Khalsa Ed.D and Julie Greiner-Ferris, LICSW
Date:  Sunday, June 6, 2021
Time: 9-5pm est

 Manjit Kaur Khalsa Ed. D

Manjit Kaur Khalsa Ed. D

 Dr. Manjit Kaur Khalsa Ed.D is co-creator of Y-CBT (Yoga-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), a highly experienced Psychologist, a long time yoga teacher and the President of Sikh Dharma of MA, which oversees Guru Ram Das Ashram, Millis, MA. Co-author of The Yoga-CBT Workbook for Anxiety.

 Julie Greiner-Ferris, LICSW

Julie Greiner-Ferris, LICSW

Julie Greiner-Ferris LICSW is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with 25 years of experience in the treatment of mental health issues. A graduate of Boston College GSSW, she is co-creator of Y-CBT (Yoga-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and is the Director of Outpatient Services at Riverside Community Care, in Upton MA. Co-author The Yoga-CBT Workbook for Anxiety

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The Yoga-CBT Workbook for Anxiety is available on Amazon