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Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2013 Conference -  October 17 - 20, 2013 Denver, CO
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Friday, October 18 • 3:30pm - 4:50pm
SY5: Beyond Microskills: The Role of Mindfulness in Counselor Education

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Mindfulness and compassion practices are emerging methods for enhancing counselor empathy and reducing stress and anxiety which inhibit performance. This presentation will review relevant mindfulness research from counseling and neuroscience. Results from a study of the relationship between two aspects of mindfulness and counselor empathy and anxiety among 152 counselors-in-training will be offered. Implications and future research on mindfulness in counselor education will be discussed.


Friday October 18, 2013 3:30pm - 4:50pm MDT
Centennial A