This experiential session Mindful Speech and Action will focus on the difference between mindful and non-mindful speech and action. This will be primarily for Youth, grades: 6th-12th.
Anne Contreras, MACP, MFTi is Director of Programs and national trainer for Pure Edge, Inc. whose work centers around supporting administrators, educators and students with self-regulation tools to equip them in dealing with the many stressors that can be part of our public education system.
She holds a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Sofia University, formerly known as the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (focus area: global development in South & SE Asia) from San Francisco State University.
She is certified in both Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Advanced Group Therapy Process and has practiced yoga for over 20 years and meditation for over a decade. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in International Psychology with a Trauma Services Concentration. She was born and raised in San Francisco and currently lives in the South Bay.