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Mindfulness and MBSR classes, offerings, and more!

A listing of the Mindfulness & MBSR classes I teach through out South Florida, including Martin, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade Counties.

 Mindfulness Based Individual coaching

 As a Mindfulness & UMass CFM certified MBSR teacher, I offer Mindfulness Based Strategies for well-being, enhanced performance and creativity, as well as for stress reduction & relapse prevention on a 1-on-1/private basis.

To arrange please contact me by email, gus@18mind.com or by calling 561 222 1928. I am available to meet in convenient locations thru-out Palm Beach, Broward, Martin & Miami-Dade Counties, as well as via Skype or Zoom.

Gus Castellanos, MD 
will teach
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 
with the University of Miami Osher Center For Integrative Medicine

Saturdays, March 30th  - May 18th, 2018, 10am - 12:30pm
 UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center, Miami, Fl
Info & to Register: Link HERE
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in West Palm Beach

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction!

STRESS REDUCTION Thru MINDFUL LIVING     

 Jan 28 - Mar 18, 2019

registration now open!

Mondays, 5:30-8pm, aGood Samaritan Hospital, West Palm Beach


 ** 27.5 CEs available through International Seminars Group for Psychologists, Social Workers, Marital and Family Therapists, Mental Health Counselors & NURSES!


Discounts for 1st Responders from all South Fla Fire Rescue Dept.


if interested &/or to register: gus@18mind.com - 561 222 1928

8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction  

with UMindfulness

(Amishi Jha & Scott Rogers)

 

Saturdays,  Jan 26 - Mar 23, 2019, 10am -12:30pm

at the Wellness Center University of Miami Coral Gables campus  


In this 8-week program, facilitated by Gus Castellanos, M.D., participants will learn about mindfulness and practices to increase self-awareness, self-regulation, and compassion, as well as tools to cope more effectively with both short and long-term stressors. No prior experience or knowledge about mindfulness is required. Graduates of the course report improve focus, resiliency, and the capacity to recover more quickly from challenging events.



 Register for MBSR course here

for questions, contact gus@18mind.com 

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Adults
 
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 
for adults and open to the public  
with
Gus Castellanos, MD
(UMass CFM Certified MBSR Teacher)

Wednesdays, Jan 23 - Mar 13, 6-8:30pm, 

Riviera Presbyterian Church in South Miami

offering 26 Master Plans Points for Miami Dade Co teachers as well as CEs for Psychologists, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC
ongoing practice opportunities
These a few of the ongoing Mindfulness/MBSR refreshers and reunions to keep your practices going. Everyone, regardless of experience, is welcomed at these events:
  • Monthly Mindfulness and MBSR refresher at the Sari Asher Center in PBG, Fl, 2nd Tuesday of the month, 6-7:00pm contact Gus Castellanos for info gus@18mind.com
  • Monthly MBSR refresher at the HEARTH in Boca Raton, 2nd Saturday of the month, 2-4:00pm ~ contact Jane jfaysash@gmail.com to RSVP
  • Monthly drop-in MBSR refresher 3rd Monday of the month, 6:30-8 pm ~ Jupiter Medical Center  6:30 til 8:00, contact Mary Beth  mbfstern@gmail.com
  • Monthly Mindfulness Refresher at Unity on the Bay, in Miami with Debra Annane, myself and others ~  4th Saturday of the month, 10:45am-12:45pm contact Debra for info/RSVP dannane@hotmail.com.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Certified MBSR teacher, Gus Castellanos, MD 
will teach the inaugural MBSR class for 
FAU Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work Office of Professional Development

 Thursdays Sept 27-Nov 15, 6-8:30pm
Orientation Sept 13
at FAU's JUPITER CAMPUS

CEs available for Psychologists, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC! 
 Link to register and info HERE
Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Substance Use Disorders, Opioid Abuse and Chronic Pain
with
Gus Castellanos, MD
With the current opioid crisis as a backdrop, this 7-hour workshop is open to anyone interested in the impact of substance use disorders on the individual and society, and how and when mindfulness-based interventions are beneficial in the treatment of substance use disorders as well as in chronic pain. 

Friday, July 13, 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.
Faulk Center for Counseling, Boca Raton
Link HERE

Offering 7 CE / CPE for Psychologists, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, RD, & Nurses
This 7-hour workshop is open to anyone interested in the impact of substance use disorders on the individual and society, and how and when mindfulness-based interventions are beneficial in the treatment of substance use disorders as well as in chronic pain - personally and/or professionally. 
Friday, July 13, 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.
Faulk Center for Counseling, Boca Raton
Link HERE
Offering 7 CE / CPE for Psychologists, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, RD, & Nurses

With the current opioid crisis as a backdrop, this 7-hour workshop is open to anyone interested in the impact of substance use disorders on the individual and society, and how and when mindfulness-based interventions are beneficial in the treatment of substance use disorders as well as in chronic pain. 
Friday, July 13, 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.
Faulk Center for Counseling, Boca Raton
Link HERE
Offering 7 CE / CPE for Psychologists, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, RD, & Nurses

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

for cultivating acceptance & equanimity

with
Gus Castellanos, MD

UMass Certified Mindfulness teacher


Saturday December 15, 2018

 2-4:30 p.m.
Bindu Yoga Studio, West Palm Beach


Cultivating acceptance and equanimity with mindfulness to find balance during times of chaos, confusion and conflict. Learn to see your moments of experience a bit clearer, and to know that things are impermanent, unsatisfactory and impersonal. Life is unpredictable, and stressors are inevitable. The good news is that there are techniques we can use to deal with the stressors and limit our suffering.

 

Link: http://www.bindu-studio.com/mindfullness-meditation-techniques


Gus Castellanos, MD will present 2 sessions at the 4th Annual Broward Behavioral Health Conference:

Strong Back, Soft front: Using mindfulness & compassion to reduce & prevent compassion fatigue and burnout.
This session includes a review of the current literature on the application of mindfulness and compassion practices for compassion/empathy fatigue and burnout, followed by practice, dialogue and inquiry.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 10:45 am – 12:00 pm

AND

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness & Addiction
This session will discuss how mindfulness practices change the brain via neuroplasticity to counteract the effects of stress, distress and addiction on the brain
Tuesday, May 15, 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Both Presentations will be in the Royal Palm room of the Signature Grand, Davie, FL
Info Link HERE

Mindfulness - using the mind to change the brain to change the mind for the benefit of self & others - is not just an act of Compassion, Sanity & Wisdom, but of Wholeness, engaging the left brain and right brain ~ Mindfulness, real know-brainer!