Stress Management Techniques
A wealth of new scientific research has validated many age-old stress reduction practices, causing a tremendous surge in their popularity for personal use, business productivity and in educational systems. Health care practitioners who apply these proven techniques will be appreciated by their patients as stress management experts.
In 1969, Dr. Schillinger began studying and practicing the teachings and techniques of Western transpersonal psychology and Eastern spiritual philosophy. For the past four decades, he's organized the best insight of these traditions into understandable concepts and practical stress reduction methods that any practitioner or patient can use anywhere, and anytime.
Because of his familiarity with so many healing methods and his ability to teach a wide variety of stress management systems, Dr. Schillinger will teach you an array of relaxation techniques, so that you can find the ones that are best suited to your interests and abilities.
Easeful Living in a Stressful World
In the Adjusting The Mind seminar, Dr. Schillinger will instruct you how to use these scientific, evidenced-based, stress management systems with your patients in order to help them convert their "fight or flight" reactions to stress into peaceful, positive responses.
Knowing how to instantly relax your mind and your muscles by regulating your breathing patterns, is the most important stress management skill. Dr. Schillinger guides you to show your patients the styles of breathing that work best for them, so that they'll be able to respond to stressful situations more calmly.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Research has proven that this popular, breath-based relaxation method significantly lessens anxiety, depression and body pain. Dr. Schillinger's long term experience in teaching this technique will help your patients decrease their emotional reactivity and increase their compassion for themselves and others.
Neuroscientists have discovered that meditation practices literally improve brain functioning in areas related to emotional regulation and self-control. While many people think they can't meditate because they have a hyper-active mind, Dr. Schillinger's RIGHT Now Meditation will help your patients harnesses their thoughts to focus on the present moment, which calms both the body and mind.
Guided Imagery (GI)
This method uses music and spoken suggestions to guide the senses toward a relaxed, focused state. The physical benefits include lower blood pressure, reduced physical pain, and a stronger immune system. Because this method mobilizes the sub-conscious, Dr. Schillinger will show you how to use GI to help your patients activate much more of their inspiration and motivation.
Self-inquiry is a process of discovering answers to life challenges by asking yourself an ordered series of precise questions. By using specifically designed questions by Dr. Schillinger, you'll learn to lead your patients to the answers that are undeniably right for them.
A technique that restores the balance between the activity of the sympathetic (flight or fight) and the parasympathetic (rest and digest), it coordinates your thoughts, heartbeat and breath. Dr. Schillinger will teach you the hypnosis-like steps of this method, which will focus the attention of your patient to calm their mind.
This form of biofeedback, which requires no electrical devices, helps you control your muscle tension, blood pressure, and heart rate. For your patients with insomnia, Dr. Schillinger will show you how to use this technique to help them fall asleep easier.
Anger and frustration are important, intelligent messages that arouse us to realize something is not right in our lives. You'll learn how to help your patients safely release their anger and transform it into a healthy response.
The research from the field of Positive Psychology reveals that people who know how to practice being thankful are able to experience deeper happiness and have better relationships with others. Dr. Schillinger will show you the gratitude techniques that will bring more meaning and fulfillment into your patient's life.
Knowing what to do and the most efficient way to get it done, is a life-skill everyone can use. Calling upon his business training with the prestigious Adizes Institute, Dr. Schillinger will show you how to help you patients organize and administer their goals, magically converting chaos into order!
All of the stress reduction techniques that Dr. Schillinger teaches health care practitioners, only takes 1 – 3 minutes to do in the treatment room. These practical solutions work with patients who have the busiest of schedules.