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"Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-compassion "

  • February 08, 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Woodland Hills Country Club 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills 91364


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Membership Meeting                



                    Dr. Elisha Goldstein

Dr. Elisha Goldstein will lead participants in a discussion about the prevalent use of medication to treat depression and he will identify more holistic ways to nurture a resilient, anti-depressant brain by integrating mindfulness, self-compassion, play and meaning into a client's treatment plan.

Learning Objectives

· Break the depression loop

· Understand & apply key mindfulness and self-compassion practices for handling challenging situations and when becoming emotionally triggered by a client

· Loosen the "stuckness" in depressed clients with specific techniques that enliven purpose and play

· Apply a key learning mindset to catalyze neural growth

Elisha Goldstein, PhD, is a psychologist and author of Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-compassion, The Now Effect, and co-author of A Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Workbook. He is co-founder of The Mindful Living Center: Change Through Mindfulness, Psychotherapy and Integrative Medicine in Los Angeles. 

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8:30-9am - Networking, Registration, Breakfast

9-9:30am -  Membership Meeting & Announcements

9:30-10:30am - Speaker Presentation 

10:30-11am - Structured Networking

11:15 -1pm - Board Meeting ~All Welcome 

Early-bird fees, by February 1:

$10 for SFV-CAMFT chapter members

$20 for Non-members

February 2 to February 5 (close of online registration):

$15 for SFV-CAMFT chapter members

$25 for Non-members

If paying at the door, checks only  (NO CASH PLEASE) 

Please note new policy...if a phone or online RSVP is not received *before* the event, payment at door will double to $20 for members & $40 for non-members  

Questions?  Email Ingrid Oliansky here      


(1.5 CE Credit for MFT/LCSW; BBS Provider #PCE 3168)  

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