Mindfulness Therapy reduces worry and helps the client to relax, decreasing negative behaviors. During this workshop, attendees will learn techniques to stay in the moment, understand their emotions, and respond in a positive way.
- Understand what mindfulness is and why its an important component in recovery.
- Be able to state the 3 key characteristics of mindfulness.
- Understand the benefits of practicing mindfulness and apply concepts in managing the challenges of everyday life.
Patricia Jirovetz is a Licensed Art Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor and Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor. Patricia currently works private practice at Creative Calm Counseling LLC in Oshkosh and In-Patient Behavioral Health at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. Patricia has been involved with the WI Council on Problem Gambling for over 10 years as a helpline responder, Board member, and President of the Board of Directors. She has facilitated various gambling workshops as well as co-facilitated Phases I-IV. Eduction is important so Patricia has worked with Drug Free Communities of Fond duLac County to co-sponsor the Start the Conversation 5K Run/walk as well as promoting the National Problem Gambling Screening Day in March.
This event has been approved for 1.5 CEUs by the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling.