MINDFULNESS MEDITATION – TOWARDS MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF AUTISM

20 Feb

A Seminar on Mindfulness

Sponsored by the Association for Adults with Autism Philippines

What is Mindfulness?

An evidence-based technique that builds well-being and communications skills.

A way of paying attention to, and seeing clearly, whatever is happening in one’s life. It can help to develop healthier responses to life’s challenges by helping persons get in touch with inner and outer resources. some of which they may not realize they have.

It can reduce the effects of stress and help achieve inner peace within one’s self and balance in the home.

WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

WHERE: Ateneo Law School, Rockwell Center, Makati, Metro Manila

On Site Registration: Php 300.00

The 4-hour seminar is an orientation to the philosophy and practice of Mindfulness . The invited speakers are from The Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto, Canada. They will present the philosophy, concept, and techniques of Mindfulness and discuss how Mindfulness can be applied to the Autism condition

PRESENTERS:

Teresita Angangco-Warner, M.A., Executive Director, Centre for Mindfulness Studies

Leyse Cerswell, M.A., Mindfulness Facilitator and Therapist, Centre for Mindfulness Studies

Lirio S. Covey, Ph.D., Resource Person on Autism, President, AAAP

The Centre for Mindfulness Studies (www.mindfulnessstudies.com) provides therapies for anxiety, depression, depressive relapse prevention, healthy eating, ADHD, diabetes, and stress reduction.

The Centre has received a major award from Grand Challenges Canada to implement a Mindfulness-based project in the Philippines to test the feasibility of using para-professionals to treat mood disorders in Filipino Children.

For more information: Catherine Cham – 0917-500-7760;

Christine Siruelo – 0917-867-9488

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