Relaxation and Wellness Techniques

Relaxation and Wellness Techniques : Mastering the Mind-Body Connection

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Relaxation exercises can help to lower blood pressure and heart rate, reduce oxidative stress in the body, decrease anxiety and depression, improve sleep, and provide a feeling of wellness.

The Relaxation and Wellness Techniques: Mastering the Mind-Body Connection audio CD offers adults a variety of techniques for promoting relaxation and wellness. Based on psychological principles and positive thinking patterns, the authors present 10 different guided sessions to help gain control over stress, disruptive thoughts, and phobias. In between each session, music composed, performed, and produced by Bryce Alvord enhances the peaceful tone. The goal of the exercises is to recognize the power of the mind over physical and mental stressors.

Track Listing: Calm Breathing (8:04), Zen Breathing (6:40), Progressive Muscle Relaxation (11:48), Seated Eight Pieces of Brocade (6:43), Self Talk (8:08), Challenging Catastrophic Thoughts (8:44), Overcoming Phobias (5:38), Gaining Control Over Thoughts (6:08), Mindfulness (8:54), Short Visualization (8:05).
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  • CD-ROM
  • 135 x 135mm
  • IL, United States
  • 74 minutes
  • 0878226613
  • 9780878226610

About Mary Karapetian Alvord

Dr Mary Karapetian Alvord, Ph.D., is a psychologist and Director of Alvord, Baker & Associates, LLC, located in Rockville and Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adults, and ADHD and problems of emotional and behavioral regulation in children and teens. With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Alvord's focus has been on resilience and strength-based approaches and she has co-authored articles on these subjects. She is frequently interviewed by national media outlets on topics ranging on stress, anxiety, and social competence, to coping with adversity. Dr. Alvord was honored as the first recipient of the American Psychological Association's Presidential Innovative Practice Citation (2009).

Dr Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D, is a licensed psychologist in private practice at Alvord, Baker, & Associates in Rockville, Maryland and at the National Center for the Treatment of Phobias, Anxiety, and Depression. She also authored Anxiety-Free Kids and Take Control of OCD and was named one of Washingtonian Magazine's Top Therapists in the fields of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Troubled Child, Troubled Adolescent, OCD, & Phobias in 2009. In addition to treating children and their families, Dr. Zucker is active in conducting trainings on CBT for other mental health professionals.

Bryce Alvord is a recording artist, music producer, and actor living in New York City, USA. He has performed across the United States and abroad and written and produced for multiple artists in the pop, hip-hop, and rock world. Bryce is also a Red Belt in Kung Fu and has experience in Muay Thai and Jiu-Jitsu, practices that introduced him to the benefits of progressive relaxation and meditative breathing. Currently, Bryce performs in New York City in music and improvisational comedy. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland at College Park.
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