EEG NeuroMeditation Workshop Agenda

 

Day 1 – Friday

8:00am – 9:00am – Your Brain on Meditation
 Meditation Changes the Brain
 The 4 types of Meditative Practices
 Matching Meditation with Mental Health
 Choosing a NeuroMeditation style
o Self-Assessment
9:00am – 11:00pm – ADHD: Strategies to Increase Focus & Self-Monitoring
 The Unfocused Brain
 Focused Attention Meditation
o Tips and Strategies
o Guided Practice
o NeuroMeditation protocols and practice
 Breathing Pacers and HRV protocols and practice
11:00am - 12:00pm – Anxiety: Strategies to Manage & Address Judgment and Over-Thinking
 Anxiety and Stress: the Link
 Thoughts are not facts!
o Automatic Pilot
o Mindfulness Wedge
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Anxiety, Cont.
 Challenging the Storyteller
o Observe and Challenge
o Cognitive Distortions
o Staying in the Present
 The Anxious Brain
 Strategies to Quiet the Brain
o Open Monitoring Meditation
 NeuroMeditation protocols and practice
 Mindfulness in Nature (Virtual Reality)
 Mandalynth
 RSA Breathing
2:00 – 5:00 – Hands-On Practicum
 Working with Focus and Mindfulness Protocols

 

Day 2 - Saturday

8:00am – 11:00am – Depression: Strategies to Shift Perspective
 The Depressed Brain
 Accessing Positive Emotions
o Appreciation
o Gratitude
 Deepen the Positive
o Taking in the Good
 Loving Kindness/Compassion Meditations
o NeuroMeditation protocols and practice
11:00am – 12:00pm – OCD and Personality Disorders: Strategies to Quiet the Mind
 The Brain and Self-talk
 Automatic Self-Transcending Meditations:
o Transcendental Meditation
o Zen
o Open Focus
 Entrain the Brain: Increase Alpha
 Time in Nature
 Strategies to Shift Perspective
 NeuroMeditation protocols and practice
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm Quiet Mind NeuroMeditation for Disorders of the Self, Cont.
2:00 – 5:00 – Hands-On Practicum
Working with Open Heart and Quiet Mind Protocols

 

Day 3- Sunday

8:00 – 11:00 – Deep States NeuroMeditation
 History of Deep States-Alpha/Theta Neurofeedback
 Insights from Psychedelic Medicine research
o Psychedelic medicine and mental health
o Consistent brain patterns of the psychedelic state
 The role of alpha
 The Default Mode Network
 Altered States Neurofeedback
o Preliminary Data
o Applications
o Adjunctive Strategies

11:00 – 12:00 Personalizing NeuroMeditation protocols
 Using Z-Builder for NeuroMeditation
 Create individualized protocols
 Practice

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 4:00pm – Hands – On Practicum
Working with Deep States and Personalized NeuroMeditation Protocols
4:00pm – 5:00pm – Final Comments
 Questions/Concerns
 Wrap Up
 Bringing this into your practice-next steps