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Mindfulness certification Training 

 

Our 30-hour live-streamed training  in partnership with Dallas Yoga Center connects you with a community of like-minded individuals and provides the tools and understanding needed to teach mindfulness.

Get certified to teach science based mindfulness 

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Our 30-hour live-streamed training connects you with a community of like-minded individuals and provides the tools and understanding needed to teach mindfulness.

MCT is a life-enhancing and comprehensive program designed for anyone who wants to establish or deepen their mindfulness practice. It is perfect for therapists, educators, yoga teachers, business professionals and those interested in teaching mindfulness to others.

Train with expert mindfulness instructors to learn:

• how to teach virtual and in-person mindfulness classes

• the history and science of mindfulness

• mindfulness tools to reduce stress and improve calm and focus

• insights on incorporating mindfulness into your line of work

• talking points related to the scientific benefits of different mindfulness practices

• guidance on integrating technology to support your teaching

• how to decrease physical and mental suffering

• how to be more compassionate, patient, present, and aware

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Through MCT™, you can bring the deep wisdom of traditional mindfulness practice into modern times. This ancient wisdom has now merged with science to meet us in the present moment and enrich our modern lives. As we adapt to an ever-changing world, we can lean on mindfulness to provide a steady foundation and learn to look inward to find calm in the midst of chaos.

in this engaging live-streamed training, you will receive:

 Your MCT (Mindfulness Certification Training™) Certificate

• 30 hours of expert-led mindfulness teacher training

• 15 hours of guided personal practice

• A framework for teaching virtual and in-person mindfulness classes

• A mindfulness teaching planner as a tool to help you teach

• Access to teaching scripts & exercises

• Follow up access to teacher support to help you with your teaching

• Membership to a robust community of MCT graduates who support each other as mindfulness teachers

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MCT Schedule:

Opening Weekend:
Saturday & Sunday, September 18, 19 
10 am - 4 pm CST (1hr break for lunch)

 

Tuesdays & Thursdays:
September 21, 23, 28, 30
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

 

Closing Weekend:
Saturday & Sunday, October 2, 3
10 am - 4 pm CST (1hr break for lunch)

 

CE Learning Objectives

You will learn to:
• Identify the definition of mindfulness
• Discuss the history of science-based mindfulness
• Describe the science of the neurological impact of mindfulness
• Describe the science of the psychological impact of mindfulness
• Describe the science of the physiological impact of mindfulness
• Describe the science of mindfulness in stress reduction
• Describe the science of mindfulness in attention and cognitive focus
• Describe the science of mindfulness in reduction of anxiety and worry
• Describe the science of mindfulness in reducing depressive symptoms
• Practice mindfulness techniques to improve personal focus and relaxation
• Teach mindfulness techniques to others
• Conduct mindfulness sessions with others
• Identify ways to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion when teaching mindfulness
• Identify the definition of mindful self-compassion
• Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in my mindfulness practice

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Dr. Kay Colbert

Lead MCT Trainer
Dr. Kay Colbert has approximately 300 hours of professional training in mindfulness-based programs through the University of San Diego Medical School Center for Mindfulness and has been teaching mindfulness for over a decade. She is trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression and Mindful Self-Compassion. Kay has a doctorate in social work from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice, with her dissertation research focusing on using mindfulness interventions with addictions.

   

 

Sarah Sampson

MCT Co-Facilitator
As the former Social-Emotional Learning Facilitator for Keller ISD, Sarah led the district-wide implementation of SEL and mindfulness-based activities for over 34,000 students. Sarah is trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction through the UC San Diego Medical School. As a certified social-emotional learning, restorative practices, mindfulness instructor and yoga teacher, Sarah has developed training, curriculum and workshops to empower individuals nationwide.

   

 

Dr. Christopher Willard

Guest MCT Trainer 
Author and Professor of Psychology & Mindfulness at Harvard Medical School 


Dr. Christopher Willard, (PsyD) is a clinical psychologist, renowned author, and Harvard Medical School professor based in Massachusetts. He has been invited to more than two dozen countries to teach mindfulness, and has presented at two TEDx events. He is the author of over a dozen books, including The Breathing Book (2020), Raising Resilience (2017) and Growing Up Mindful (2016). He has been featured in media outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, mindful.org., and cnn.com. Dr. Willard has been practicing mindfulness for over 20 years, and teaching for almost as long. 

   

 

Meena Srinivasan

MCT Adult Learning Advisor & Contributing Trainer
Meena Srinivasan, Executive Director of Transformative Educational Leadership (TEL), is an international educator and thought leader in the field of Social Emotional Learning and mindfulness in education. She is the author of Teach Breathe Learn, SEL Every Day, and was the Program Manager for SEL and mindfulness implementation in the Oakland School District serving over 60 schools. 

According to a recent poll by the American Psychiatry Association (APA), 62% of Americans reported feeling increased anxiety over the past year. Our “normal” way of life was disrupted in 2020 and we are seeking ways to cope with the uncertainty and change in a healthy way. Through mindfulness, we can be present in the moment. We can manage difficult emotions & support our mental health while dropping into what is happening around us and within us.

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Tuition:

$699
*Reduced from $999 until August 21st, 2021.

$799
30 APA approved CE credits are available for LPCs, LCSWs, & Psychologists for an additional $100 through The Telos Project.

 

30 APA approved CEs are available for LPCs, LCSWs, & Psychologists through The Telos Project. 


The Telos Project is an approved APA co-sponsor for the CE credit(s). The Telos Project is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Telos Project maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

MCT Testimonials

"This was a truly great training. I feel really good about everything that has been presented, that I've learned, and how to apply it. I don't get to say that very often about other trainings I've taken, from other places, so I'm incredibly grateful. The quality of this training is so strong. I especially appreciate the openness of inclusion in mindfulness for all groups. The instructors truly are amazing. I cannot imagine better trainers."

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"Really a terrific program. Great content. Very supportive --- I totally loved the breakouts and discussion with other participants. Could not get enough of that. Thank you so much for offering this! What a gift. And you should be proud of the "ripples" you are creating which will radiate out to do so much good."

"The instructors’ styles, knowledge and personalities complimented each other well. They work seamlessly together on Zoom. Fabulous work, both of them! So grateful for getting all the materials we needed each week. Always very prompted with the information we needed. Very well organized. I'm so grateful for their love, care, kindness, expertise, commitment, support and compassion in each and every session. Thank you!"

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