Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Karen Jones is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified MBSR Teacher who has worked with a variety of populations during her 20+ years of professional experience.

Karen has completed the teacher development intensive training requirements taught by senior staff through UMass Memorial Health Care Center for Mindfulness (formerly the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society). She received MBSR individual Supervision, completed the application process and became one of five Certified MBSR teachers in Pennsylvania in 2019.

Karen has been teaching Mindfulness based programming since 2013 and has been teaching through Cognitive Health Solutions, LLC since 2015.

Treatment Process

Mindfulness Based Programming focuses on sharing the practice of mindfulness and encourages exploration of making the practice accessible in one’s life. The offerings allow for practicing in many forms- sitting, moving, silently and through group interaction. The benefits of practicing mindfulness on a regular basis, in the manner instructed have been shown to:

  • Increase ability to cope with pain and other health conditions
  • Boost immune system
  • Improve emotional states and emotional resilience
  • Reduce stress, anxiety, and depression by decreasing stress hormones
  • Strengthen memory and reaction time
  • South Central Preferred
  • Reduce mental “fog” and tendency to ruminate

MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION(MBSR) 8 WEEK COURSE

This program offers an intensive exploration of the practice of mindfulness and extensive focus on practicing mindfulness in your own life. Practices include learning about focus on the breath, body scan meditation, and gentle movement.
Our next course will be offered Spring 2021. Please click HERE for the details.

COMPANY/CORPORATE AND ORGANIZATION PRESENTATIONS

Bring Mindfulness to your company or organization! Ms. Jones can help create ways to incorporate mindfulness into your organization or workforce that can reduce stress and increase positive interpersonal interactions.
Please call the office at 717-632-8400 and speak to the Director of Administrative Services if interested.

RELAX & RECHARGE

This 2.5 hour workshop invites you to join a group of peers and learn how to integrate the benefits of mindfulness into your everyday activities. You will experience mindfulness practices to help settle a busy mind, skillfully handle emotions and thoughts, and direct and sustain attention.
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MINDFULNESS II

This course is five, 1.5 hour classes for graduates of the MBSR 8-week course or those with equivalent experience. It will provide opportunity to dive deeper into those principles introduced during the 8-week course.
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INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS

This course is three, 1 hour classes. It will cover the basic concentration practices of mindfulness as well as information on how stress affects us.
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MINDFULNESS REFRESHER

This course is three, 1 hour classes. It will review mindfulness practices of concentration and open awareness that can lead to accessing the deep wisdom, well-being, and wholeness that reside within each of us. Please click HERE for the details.

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