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Saturday, July 30 • 6:30am - 7:30am
Sunrise Yoga: Flow into CBT

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As OCD therapists, we're good at asking our clients to put themselves in unusual, sometimes uncomfortable, positions — usually in terms of how they think and behave. What if we could boost that by doing the same with their bodies? Learn about a novel approach to OCD treatment that incorporates yoga, which does more than just relax the body, it strengthens the brain's executive functioning skills (even more so than traditional physical activities). Get tips on how to incorporate yoga with your CBT/ERP practice and learn first-hand by participating in a mini-session led by a certified yoga instructor and LPC who will guide the group through yoga's three basic elements: Posture, breathing & meditation. Q&A opportunity to follow the practice.



Rachel Krakauer

Rachel is a behavior specialist in an intensive treatment program at Rogers Behavioral Health. She currently works with children/adolescents with OCD and anxiety disorders during individual, collaborative ERP & CBT sessions and leads educational, interactive groups. Working with this population has intrigued Rachel, as each case offers a new adventure. She is interested in both the behavioral aspect of treatment and also helping... Read More →

Saturday July 30, 2016 6:30am - 7:30am
9th Floor Garden Terrace, Gym Level