Audio presentation from the 2009 International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Symposium. Note: For this course there is a small additional fee to obtain the audio presentation. Please see the “Get Course Materials” link in the right sidebar for details.
In this inspiring and informational presentation, M.J. Ryan and Adrienne Ressler explore why the practice of gratitude is one of the most powerful actions we and our patients can take in our daily lies. According to new brain research, this quality of heart and mind can help overcome anxiety, worry, anger, and depression, and increase health, happiness, and peace of mind.
In this inspiring and informational keynote, M.J. Ryan and Adrienne Ressler explore why the practice of gratitude is one of the most powerful actions we and our patients can take in our daily lives. According to new brain research, this quality of heart and mind can help overcome anxiety, worry, anger, and depression, and increase health, happiness, and peace of mind.
You will learn:
· What emotional, physical, and spiritual benefits come to us and patients when cultivating this ancient virtue;
· What brain science teaches us about how to cultivate this quality;
· Simple practices to develop more thankfulness in any situation.
“Gratitude is like a flashlight. As you shine it on what’s right in your life, you experience more satisfaction, connection, and fulfillment. All you have to do to experience its effects is turn it on.”
This course is based on the cassette, The Transformative Power of Gratitude created by MaryJane Ryan, Author and Adrienne Ressler, LMSW, CEDS
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
MaryJane Ryan, Author
Inspirational author and international coach M.J. Ryan is one of the creators of the New York Times bestselling Random Acts of Kindness series and the author of The Happiness Makeover (finalist in the 2005 Books for Better Living award), This Year I Will…Attitudes of Gratitude, The Power of Patience, Trusting Yourself, The Giving Heart, and 365 Health and Happiness Boosters, among other titles. Altogether, there are 1.75 million copies of her ti.tles in print Dubbed "an expert in human fulfillment," she specializes in coaching high performance executives, entrepreneurs, and leadership teams around the world. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation.
Adrienne Ressler, LMSW, CEDS
Adrienne Ressler is the National Training Director for The Renfrew Center Foundation and current president of the iaedp Board of Directors. Adrienne attended the University of Michigan and served on the faculty in the School of Education. Her work is published in The International Journal of Fertility and Women's Medicine, Social Work Today, and Pulse (International Spa Association.) She contributed the chapter "Reframing Body Image Identity" in Healing Through Relationship and BodyMind Treatment: Connecting to Imprinted Emotions and Experiences in Effective Clinical Practice: The Heart of the Matter." She is the Body-Image Curriculum Designer for the Peeke Week Wellness Retreats.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, therapists, and counselors who seek to update their research knowledge and competency in treating patients with eating disorders, increase and acquire new skills, learn new intervention strategies, and obtain continuing education credits. It is appropriate for professionals at all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify what emotional, physical, and spiritual benefits come to us and patients when cultivating this ancient virtue.
Following this presentation, participants will be able to utilize simple practices to develop more thankfulness in any situation.
Following this presentation, participants will be able to explain what brain science teaches us about how to cultivate this quality.
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