Mindfulness in Clinical Practice
Learn to use mindfulness interventions to support clients struggling with stress or mental health issues.
- Fees: $990.00 AUD (inc GST)
- Delivery mode: Online
- Duration: 6 weeks / 40 hours
- Australian Psychological Society
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What you will learn
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In a world filled with uncertainty, mindfulness is an increasingly sought-after treatment. It's crucial that practitioners are drawing on an evidence base.
This course is ideal for health practitioners across a range of settings – including allied, clinical and educational – seeking the skills and confidence to offer clinical mindfulness practices to clients or patients and ensure their knowledge is backed by the latest research.
Learning is aligned with industry standards and registration frameworks of groups including the Australian Psychology Society and the Australian Clinical Psychology Association.
Explore clinical mindfulness techniques, applications and research
Gain a strong grounding in mindfulness and clinical mindfulness techniques and applications, and explore their efficacy. Integrate and understand theoretical and practical aspects of mindfulness, its benefits, and its relationship to research.
Understand how mindfulness influences behaviour change
Develop your understanding of how clinical mindfulness relates to client self-knowledge, wellbeing and behaviour change. Draw on research and evidence to decide when it's appropriate to use mindfulness as an intervention to support mental health.
Apply clinical mindfulness techniques
Reference underlying theory to identify how to appropriately select and apply mindfulness activities with your clients. Put your knowledge into practice by preparing for a clinical mindfulness session with a patient or client, and explain your approach.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Dr Stephen McKenzie
Stephen is an expert on mindfulness and has written several books on the subject, including Mindfulness for Life, Mindfulness at Work, and Heartfulness: beyond mindfulness, finding your real life.
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To take Mindfulness in Clinical Practice as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$990.00 AUD (inc GST)
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