Tracyavon S. Ford
.Tracyavon Ford, LCSW-R, is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Mindfulness Practitioner, and owner of T. Ford LCSW Consulting Services PLLC. This private practice provides various holistic mental health and wellness services, including consultation, clinical supervision, and training. Her passion is to empower those she works with by using trauma-informed mindfulness practices that guide reflection, and release and promotes resiliency.
Day 2 Session 5A: Using Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Teens & Young Adults
Join in on the latest in understanding how best to connect and serve today's stressed teen through the technique of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). The goal of MBSR is to help people develop the ability to focus their attention and awareness in the present moment, rather than dwelling on the past or worrying about the future. This can lead to a reduction in stress and an improvement in overall well-being. MBSR is typically taught in an eight-week group format but can also be done in an individual format.
In this learning session, you will learn the several potential benefits of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for teens. Some of the most well-established benefits include:
Improved emotional regulation
Improved attention and concentration
Improved coping skills
ClinicianFest By The Numbers
ClinicianFest is a 503c organization. Proceeds from ClinicianFest are used to fund the co-pays of those in need of mental health services but unable to afford such services in their entirety. We partner with over 216 vendors, agencies, private practitioners, and community support programs to support aid in communities with scarce mental healthcare access and resources. To date, we have assisted over 1100 clients in getting the care and aid they need on their journey.