Mindfulness for Stress Resilience Workshop for Psychology Trainees

Presented by: Lydia Malcolm, PhD. - She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and owner of Authentic Behavioral Health, LLC. She is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Psychology, where she graduated with a Ph.D. Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Health Psychology. Dr. Malcolm completed her predoctoral internship at the Yale School of Medicine, Yale Stress Center, worked as a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Neurology/Division of Neuropsychology, and completed her postdoctoral studies at Coast Behavioral Health, LLC. She specializes in providing health education and psychological services for stress reduction and achievement of health-related behavioral changes (sleep, smoking cessation, weight control, etc.), and management of chronic illnesses (diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, pain, and others) to individuals, customized corporate wellness presentations, as well as a contracted presenter for Cigna’s Employee Assistance program.



In this program, attendees will explore the attitudinal underpinnings of mindfulness, and will be introduced to various mindful meditation practices and exercises via experiential learning.

Program Objectives:

  1. Provide an overview of the Mindfulness-Stress Reduction program (MBSR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC).
  2. Practice selected mindful meditation exercises from the MBSR program, and practice selected exercises from the MSC program.
  3. At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be equipped to create a customized plan for mindful self-care based on the “menu” of mindfulness practices they will be practicing throughout the workshop.