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Mount Sinai Hospital,
600 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario
Function and Pain Program Gym. Room 1182.
Once out of elevators turn right and follow signs to Function and Pain Program
At the May meeting, Gina Biegel, will give those in attendance the opportunity to learn some of the key formal and informal mindfulness practices in the MBSR-T program. Some of the practices to be shared: the Drop-in Practice, Mindful Check-In, Riding the Wave, Dropping Anchor, Sense Connection to Activities, and Mindful Messaging. She will discuss the role of social media in meeting teens where they are at today. Gina will share some of the directions MBSR-T will be heading in the next few years.
Gina Biegel is a San Francisco Bay Area-based psychotherapist, educational advocate, author, and researcher specializing in bringing mindfulness-based work to youth, families, professionals, and the community. Gina pioneered the use of mindfulness-based approaches to stress reduction and management for youth and created the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens Program (MBSR-T). She has conducted a myriad of research studies that have shown her work to be efficacious and an evidence-based treatment program.
Gina is the author of the Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness Skills to Help You Deal with Stress and Be Mindful: A Card Deck for Teens. She also has a mindfulness practice audio CD, Mindfulness for Teens: Meditation Practices to Reduce Stress and Promote Well-Being to complement her program. Gina works nationally and internationally training professionals and working with youth and their families. Her work has been featured on CNN, Reuters, and the New York Times.
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