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Interoceptive Awareness Skills for Emotion Regulation:

Theory and Approach of Mindful Awareness in Body-Oriented Therapy (MABT)

About the Course:

Effective emotion regulation involves accurate detection and evaluation of physiological reactions to stressful events, accompanied by appropriate regulation strategies to moderate the emotional response. This paper presents a framework for understanding how interoceptive awareness facilitates regulation and an integrated sense of self, contributing to health and well-being. Keywords: interoception, awareness, emotion, regulation, therapy

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Interoceptive Awareness Skills for Emotion Regulation: created by Cynthia J. Price, PhD MA LMP and Carole Hooven in 2018.

Publication Date:

Front. Psychol., 28 May 2018 May 2018

Course Material Authors

Cynthia J. Price, PhD MA LMP

Cynthia J. Price is the Research Associate Director at the School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA . Her work focuses on body oriented therapy and she has had her work published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Carole Hooven

Carole Hooven is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Her work focuses on at risk youth and she has had multiple articles published in peer reviewed journals.

Course Creator

Barbara F. McMillan, LPC

Barbara McMillan, BA, MS, EdD, LPC has 35 years of experience as a therapist, clinical director, and administrator in mental health and substance abuse programs. She holds degrees in psychology and education, and has been a licensed professional counselor and supervising counselor for many years. After 18 years in various roles in private and public mental health settings, she became a full-time college psychology and sociology instructor.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for intermediate levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe physiological and cognitive components of emotion and stress responses.

  2. Discuss the conceptual framework relating interoceptive awareness and emotion regulation.

  3. List and explain the components of MABT in a therapeutic application.

Course Material

References begin on page 11.

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Course Number 103156
1.5 credit hour
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