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Renée Burgard, LCSW
Psychotherapy, Classes, Workshops, Training, Writing, Consultation
 
 
Renée Burgard, LCSW
650-269-4807
300 Plaza South
Los Altos, CA 94022

BBSE License #08952

Serving the areas of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, Portola Valley, Woodside, Los Altos, Mountain View, Los Gatos, and surrounding areas in California.

Specializing in mindfulness-based psychotherapy, cognitive therapy, and stress reduction, with a mind-body approach, breathing awareness training, and self-soothing through breathing and body sensation awareness. Working with people experiencing difficulty with anxiety, breathing difficulties, depression, bipolar conditions, obsessive-compulsive conditions, chronic medical conditions -including pain, psychosomatic conditions, and physical disability.

Mindfulness Teaching Sites:


PAMF MBSR Class Information

PAMF MBSR Classes and Retreats Calendar - 2015


www.mindfulnesshealth.com

www.mindfulnesshealth-psychotherapy.com

www.pamf.org/mindfulness

 


Blog Posts

Expert Contributor at  www.GoodTherapy.org


Aware of Awareness: Mindful Acknowledging of "Things as They Are" Changes Brain for Better Health and Well-Being

What is Mindfulness? What is "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction"?

Untying Knots in the Body to Untie Knots in the Mind and Heart





Renee Burgard, LCSW Therapist in Palo Alto Therapist
MBSR Week 1

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Required Materials for gMBSR classes

 

 

Required Home Practice

Practice recommended = total of 20 to 45 minutes/day

 

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Formal Practice

 

Body Scan 45’ (at least once this week)
Body Scan 20’ (5 or 6 days)
Progressive Muscle Awareness Scan 18’
(precursor or occasional alternative to body scan)
 

Informal Practice

 

Stop Practice 1.5’ (3 times a day)
Stop/Notice/Breathe/Release 2’
 

Attitudinal Practices (by Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Introduction to the Attitudes of Mindfulness 3’

Non-Judging Awareness_4.25’

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Home Practice Logs

Queries for Reflecting on My Practice

 

Helpful Practice Guides

Booklets with content related to each mindfulness practice - to use if there’s time after daily formal practice

 

 

Supporting Materials

optional for now

 

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The Moment; Anam Cara

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Chaos or Calm: Re-wiring the Stress Response

 

This is Your Body on Stress

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“Don’t believe everything you think!”

 

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space.

In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”  

Viktor E. Frankl

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The Science of Mindfulness and MBSR by Dan Siegel MD

 

Eight Weeks to a Better Brain

 

Mindfulness Research Monthly Online

 

Mindful.org Monthly Research Roundup

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The Story of Jon Kabat-Zinn and MBSR

 

The Mindful Revolution

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Insight Timer

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Mindfulness Self-Assessment Tools

 

Assessing Mindfulness: Review

 

Try one or two now, and repeat after the course ends

 

Scales:

MAAS

Perceived Stress Scale

 

Questionnaires:

5-Facet Mindfulness

Self-Compassion

Emotional Intelligence

   



 

All materials on this site, except where otherwise noted, are licensed under:
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
For questions or requests, please email: 
reneeburgard@mindfulnesshealth.com

 

 

 


Renée Burgard LCSW, Mindfulness & Health . 300 Plaza South, Los Altos, CA 94022 . (650) 269-4807 . reneeburgard@gmail.com . www.mindfulnesshealth-psychotherapy.com