Calendar

November – December 2013

Nov
26
Tue
Phase I: Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Nov 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Ensure that your “Committed Action Worksheet” on Page 38 is completed and come ready to process it.

Continue adding to your “Coping Thoughts Worksheet” on Page 50

Review concept “Radical Acceptance” on Page 51

Complete exercise “Radical Acceptance” on Page 53

 

Nov
28
Thu
Thanksgiving
Nov 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Dec
3
Tue
Phase I Group: Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) @ Bridgeway Treatment Services
Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEFORE GROUP:
Exercises:
Coping Strategies for Distressing Situations when you are alone (pg. 58),
Coping Strategies for Distressing Situations when you are with someone else (pg. 59),
Emergency Coping Plan (pg. 60-61);
 
IN GROUP:
Discussions:
Mindfulness Skills, What are they? (pg. 63-65),
Why are Mindfulness Skills Important? (pg.66)
Exercises:
A Mindless Exercise (pg. 65),
Focus on a Single Minute (pg. 67),
Focus on a Single Object (pg. 68)
 
Women’s Relapse Prevention: Phase II Group @ Bridgeway Treatment Services
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For this week we are going to look at our speech. Each day at midday ask yourself regarding your speech, “Is it kind, helpful, and true?” At the end of the day ask yourself the same question.

Read Right Action.

Dec
4
Wed
Men’s Relapse Prevention: Phase II Group @ Bridgeway Treatment Services
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Read Second Noble Truth

Dec
5
Thu
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP): Phase I Group @ Bridgeway Treatment Services
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEFORE GROUP:
Practice “Focus on a Single Minute” Exercise;
 
IN GROUP:
Meditations:
Band of Light (pg. 69),
Inner-Outer Experience (pg. 71),
Thought Diffusion (pg. 73),
Exercises:
Record Three-Minutes of Thought (pg. 72),
Begin “Describe Your Emotion” Worksheet (pg. 74-77)
Dec
10
Tue
Phase I: Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEFORE GROUP:
Exercises:
“Describe Your Emotion” Worksheet (pg. 77);
IN GROUP:
Meditations:
Focus Shifting (pg. 78), 
Mindful Breathing (pg. 80),
Mindful Awareness of Emotions (pg. 81)
    
 
 
Phase II: Women’s Relapse Prevention
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For this week we are going to look at our speech. Each day at midday ask yourself regarding your speech, “Is it kind, helpful, and true?” At the end of the day ask yourself the same question.

Read Right Action.

This is a continuation of the assignment from last week; because of all the great processing that occurred last week, we didn’t get around to completing it.

Dec
11
Wed
Continuing Care: Phase III Group @ Bridgeway Treatment Services
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Phase II: Men’s Relapse Prevention
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm