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Sunday, November 8 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Anger Management & Mindfulness Techniques in Counseling and Psychotherapy

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ROOM 702

Mindfulness — it's more than just a 21st century buzzword. We're seeing it widely integrated into our culture in various disciplines including education, business, and medicine. This 90-minute paper will provide an overview of integrating mindfulness-based strategies into the psychotherapeutic management of anger. Generally, there are two schools of thought in working with anger: One treats it as an emotional dysfunction, while the other, more comprehensive approach looks at the connection between the psychobiological state, and how it relates to lifestyle. In this session, we will explore how implementing mindfulness-based strategies can provide a new framework for anger management from a holistic perspective. Participants will learn specific tools and techniques that they can apply in their clinical practice.

Eligible for 1.5 Credits: ATCB, NBCC; ASWB, APA, MFT, Nursing; SWNYS


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Steven Pinto, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, CAMS-1

Steven Pinto, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, CAMS-1, is a licensed mental health counselor who specializes in mindfulness, substance abuse, and anger management counseling. He has experience working with both adolescents and adults, including those with psychiatric conditions such as anxiety disorders and depression. Steven also holds a certification from the National Association of Anger Management, where he has worked with both mandated and... Read More →


Sunday November 8, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Executive Conference Center 1601 Broadway (enter on 48th Street)