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An Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation

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An Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation

An Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation

This course includes
57:55 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion
This course was recorded in July 2018


This online continuing education course by Bahram Jam, founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI) and Rachel Donen (yoga instructor and owner of ALIGN Physical Rehab) explores the concept of mindfulness and meditation in healthcare practice. 


Topics Discussed

  • What is mindfulness? What is meditation?
  • How do you incorporate mindfulness principles into your physiotherapy practice?
  • How can we help our patients who have tried every kind of intervention out there and has had no success.
  • What does chronic pain have to do with meditation?
  • What is the research saying about patient-therapist communication?
  • How do you build a strong therapeutic alliance with your patients?



This online course is for all rehabilitation professionals, including physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, chiropractors, athletic therapists, exercise therapists, kinesiologists among others.

The instructors
Bahram Jam (he/him)

Bahram is a physiotherapist and founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI). He's taught 1000+ continuing education courses to healthcare professionals across Canada & internationally.

He has instructed over one thousand post-graduate orthopaedic and pain science courses and has been a guest presenter at several physiotherapy and medical conferences across Canada and internationally.

His primary clinical approach is to identify relevant functional impairments and determine the best self-management strategy to maximize patient independence.

Rachel Donen
MSc, Yoga Instructor
Rachel Donen is a graduate of a 3-Year Yoga Teacher Training and 5-Year Mindfulness Training with Buddhist Nun, Ani Jamyang Donma and Awareness Teacher, Christopher Aslan Certified Exercise Physiologist. Rachel’s great success in relieving persistent pain and injury is due to her 10+ years of studies and practice in chronic pain, mindfulness, and yoga specializing in body alignment.
Course Material included in this course
  • Mindfulness & Meditation in a Healthcare Practice
  • Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Personal Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness and Persistent Pain
  • Evidence
  • Multiple Therapists
  • Readiness to Change
  • Central Sensitization and Tissue Injury
  • Feedback
  • What's Next?
  • Next Steps: Never Stop Learning

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