Trinity’s psychology department welcomes the community to its upcoming event, the Psychology Renewed Conference: Mindfulness in Life and in Clinical Practice on Saturday, April 13.
This conference, which welcomes alumni each year, has been expanded to include counselors, professionals, and others in the community interested in participating. There is no charge for the event, which will be held in Trinity’s Heritage Science Center, Room 014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Lectures will be presented by Trinity psychology professors and guest speakers, including neuropsychiatrist Phillip Epstein, M.D., and Dr. Eric Scott ’94, director of the Riley Hospital for Children Pain Center at Indiana University Health.
For more information about Trinity’s psychology department and the graduate studies program, visit the department page.
8:30-9:00AM Light Breakfast and Networking
9:00AM Welcome and Overview of Conference Theme, Michael DeVries, Ph.D.
9:30AM Value, Suffering and Mindfulness in Christian Practice, Derrick Hassert, Ph.D.
10:00AM Mindfulness and the Concept of Flow: Jessica Clevering, Ph.D
10:45AM A Neuropsychiatric, Medical, and Clinical Neuroscience Convergent Perspective on Mindfulness, Phillip Epstein, M.D.
11:30AM Lunch on your own in the Bootsma Bookstore Café or Dining Hall
12:30PM “Doc, I have pain. Why do I have to see a psychologist?” Eric Scott, Ph.D.
1:30PM Considering Mindfulness in Trauma Recovery, Kara Wolff, Ph.D.
2:00PM Teaching Therapists through Mindfulness Practices: Recent Research, Mary Lynn Colosimo, Ph.D.