A weekly discussion group for learning scientifically grounded tools and techniques to help cope with everyday challenges. Drawing on insights from mindfulness-based practices, cognitive behavioral therapy, neuroscience, and experiential learning, discussion areas include:
- Basic brain facts about stress and anxiety
- Mindfulness meditations to reduce anxiety
- Waking up the autopilot through mindful self-inquiry
- Distress tolerance skills – Turning toward difficulties
- Emotion regulation skills – Keeping the body in mind
- In-class experiential exercises to practice techniques and tool
Weekly homework will be assigned to further enhance skills learned in class.
Facilitators: Dawn Guthart, MA, Marriage and Family Therapist; Vinutha Mohan, MA, Marriage and Family Therapist Intern
Dates: Thursdays on July 10, 17, 24 & 31
Location: Faculty Staff Help Center
Mariposa House conference room
585 Capistrano Way (view campus map »)
To RSVP: Call the Faculty Staff Help Center at 650-723-4577 or email email@example.com. NOTE: Group size is limited to 20 people on a first-response basis. Registration is required, as is attendance at all four sessions.
To see all Faculty Staff Help Center events, please visit our online calendar: https://helpcenter.stanford.edu/calendar