Creating New Habits: Integrative Approaches to Behavioral Change

January 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

newhabitsThe start of a new year is the perfect time to reset old habits of body and mind. All of us fall into patterns of behavior we later realize do not support our physical and emotional wellness. Such behaviors might involve diet, exercise, procrastination, internet use, dating the wrong people, or the use of tobacco, alcohol or drugs.

This workshop will teach cutting-edge cognitive-behavioral and yoga therapy tools we can use to regain control over lost aspects of our lives. First we’ll review recent studies on habits and addiction – research that flies in the face of much we’ve been taught about the choices we make. Then we’ll look at the brain’s reward circuitry and new findings relating to desire and control. Finally we’ll learn and practice 8 different CBT and yoga therapy tools that each have demonstrated efficacy in helping to extinguish old behaviors and install new ones. Before we close we’ll teach relapse prevention, an essential piece in any program of change.

Saturday, January 16 1-5 p.m 
Mountain Cloud Zen Center
7241 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505

$50, payable at the door.
No preregistration required
Call 505.792.4519 or email with questions

21973474.pngDaniel Mintie LCSW is a cognitive-behavioral therapist, researcher and trainer with 25 years experience in the field of mind-body wellness. He is on faculty at David Burns’ Feeling Good Institute in Mountain View California and at UNM Continuing

Dr.StaplesJulie Staples Ph.D. is Research Director at the Center For Mind-Body Medicine in Washington DC, an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University and a certified yoga instructor. She has many years’ experience researching and teaching mind/body wellness.



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