Cultivating Emotional Balance: Steady Your Mind, Strengthen Your Heart – A Study Series

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Saturday 4/29/2017 - Sunday 5/21/2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Program Leader
Radhule Weininger and Guest Faculty


Radhule Weininger, supported by guest faculty, will teach this study-series on how we can foster emotional balance through mindful awareness and the practice of compassion for ourselves and others.  We will learn to develop new patterns of emotional stability and inner happiness by addressing some of the long-standing, recurrent, painful patterns in our lives. Together we will discover how to respond to the challenges we face creatively and kindly rather than by withdrawing or blaming. Some material will be drawn from Radhule’s forthcoming book Heartwork: The Path to Self-Compassion.

This course is appropriate for new students as well as those, who attended this course before, longing to deepen their understanding and practice, as well as yearning to find a deeper kind of grounding in these uncertain times.

In one full day and four half-day sessions we will address a variety of topics.

  • We begin the series by setting an intention for our practice and how to establish a solid meditation practice in the midst of our busy daily lives
  • We learn to identify triggers, to choose a Mindful Pause and to respond to what upsets us with equanimity and self-acceptance
  • By inquiring deeply we learn about ourselves through profound self-awareness paired with self-compassion.
  • In specific we learn how to change painful patterns, which arise in relationship with others, so we can shape a new path forward for ourselves and those around us.
  • Further we look at how to let go of the burden of self-blame, shame and resentment through self-acceptance, compassion and forgiveness.
  • We conclude this series by learning how to care for ourselves in the midst of it all and how to establish a sense of inter-being in a challenging world.

Radhule Weininger, M.D., Ph.D., practices psychotherapy, teaches mindfulness, and was a part of the inaugural immersion of CEB teacher training.

Guest-teachers will be Michael Kearney, MD (palliative care physician, author and teacher), Marjorie Schuman, PhD (psychologist, psychoanalyst and dharma teacher) and Reuben Weininger, MD (psychiatrist, psychotherapist and yoga teacher).

April 29 – Saturday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, lunch included.

April 30 and May 7, 14, and 21 – Four Sundays, 2:30 – 6:30 pm

All five sessions are included in the price for the program.  If you cannot attend the first Saturday and Sunday, please do not register for the course.

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE): This series meets the qualifications for  16 hours of continuing education credits. 

CEs for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) which is co-sponsoring this program. SCRC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SCRC maintains responsibility for the program and its content. California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP10318) for licensed nurses in California through the cosponsorship of the Institute of Noetic Sciences. California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs and MFTs for programs from approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.   For questions about CEs visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at [email protected]

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