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 5
 

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Required Home Practice

Practice recommended = total of 20 to 45 minutes/day



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Formal Practices

Intro to Mindfulness Sitting Meditation 5’

Guided Mindfulness Sitting Meditation 18’

Guided MBSR Meditation 30’


Informal Practices

(See prior weeks)


Attitudinal Practices (by Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Acceptance 3’

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Home Practice Logs

Queries for Reflecting on My Practice




Helpful Practice Guides

To use if there’s time after daily formal practice






Supporting Materials

optional for now



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The Cure at Troy, the story of Philoctetes

(retold by Seamus Heaney)

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Posture for Meditation


Your Brain on Meditation


What is the Mind - Science of Transformation by Dan Siegel MD

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Name it to tame it. (“Hello, my _____, here you are… you’re a part of me...”)


"I would not look upon anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight... I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, with nonviolence." Thich Nhat Hanh (Being Peace)

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Why Meditative Practice Creates Wellbeing in Our Bodies and Minds


Verbalizing Feelings Makes Sadness, Anger and Fear Less Intense


What is the Mind? An Interview with Dan Siegel MD

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Steps and Stones by Gail Silver and Christiane Kromer

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Difficult Communications Chart


R.A.I.N.




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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