Rivers' Way Meditation Center

Learn about meditation and integrative approaches; how and when to apply them to your work with various client populations, issues and settings. Explore and develop your ‘cutting edge’ work, authenticity, and integrative practice in a supportive environment. Experiential, didactic, case examples, sharing and discussion.

For psychotherapists, social workers, other healing arts professionals and students.

Merra Young is co-founder of Midwest Meditation and Psychotherapy Institute: mwmeditationandpsychotherapy.org

*Individual and group supervision meets requirements for the Board of Social Work.

Offerings include:

  • Monthly Supervision / Consultation Group
  • Individual Supervision / Consultation

Mindfulness-based Supervision and
Consultation Groups for Supervisors

This group is for mental health and related professionals who wish to learn and develop their supervisory skills with those they supervise within a Mindfulness-based model of supervision. The group offers a supportive setting to establish, integrate and deepen the supervisor's own mindfulness meditation and compassion practice in their work. Includes: case presentations of supervisees, guided meditations and discussion.

When: Monthly, two-hour group meetings. Monday evenings. (Times, dates and fees TBA.)

Where: Rivers’ Way Meditation Center

Group forming for fall (October). 6 Session commitment. Ongoing group option. 

For further information and to join contact co-leaders: 
Note: Direct all inquiries to Stacy Huesbo prior to Sept 30, 2011.

Stacy Huesbo,MSW,LICSW:
SMHusebo@stkate.edu, 651-690-8764 
The Spirituality Institute, School of Social Work, University of St.Thomas/University of St. Catherine

Merra Young, LICSW,LMFT:
rivwaymed@aol.com, 612-253-5133
Midwest Meditation and Psychotherapy Institute.   
The Spirituality Institute of University of St, Thomas/
St. Catherine School of Social Work, Spirituality Institute.

* May be applied towards social work supervision requirements for supervisors and continuing education for supervisors.

Monthly Supervision/Consultation Groups:

Monthly groups provide instruction in meditation and heart-opening practice for selfcare, integrating them into your life and in work with others.

Please contact us for more information.

"Happiness Course"/Workshops

Emotional Healing and Happiness: Eastern and Western Approaches for Transforming the Mind

Offered every fall semester at the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota.

Registration is open now until Sept 15 for this fall.

Contact Carla Mantel at 612-624-5166 or cmantel@umn.edu

The Spirituality Institute

The Spirituality Institute, University of St. Thomas/
St.Catherine's School of Social Work

> Visit The Spirituality Institute for more info

Midwest Meditation and
Psychotherapy Institute

Midwest Meditation and Psychotherapy Institute:

Workshops & Retreats for Professionals

Topics may include:

  • Wisdom of the Heart: The Psychology of Compassion
  • Stress reduction/self care
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Compassion fatigue prevention
  • Specific topics for staff development
  • Specific topics for continuing education