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Resiliency Center To Host Mind-Body Medicine Skills Group

Published: March 05, 2018 at 12:00 am

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The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) announces a new offering: Mind-Body Medicine Skills Group.

Taught by integrative medicine physician Jennifer Phelps, MD, the powerful, effective combination of research-based healing therapies will help participants and their families deal with life changes, stress, trauma, anxiety, and /or depression.

Attendees will learn self-care skills to take control and improve their quality of life.

Mind-body skills group are highly experiential and integrate techniques such as autogenic training, meditation, guided imagery, breath work, movement, drawing, and other approaches into a supportive group environment.

The RCN series will meet for six weeks, Thursday, March 15, through Thursday, April 26; there will not be a session on April 19. Sessions will run two hours, from 10 am until noon.

Space is limited to the first ten people to register, which should be done by calling 203-364-9750 or sending e-mail to beth@resiliencycenterofnewtown.org.

The program will hosted by RCN, which is in the lower level of The SCB Building, 153 South Main Street. Visit resiliencycenterofnewtown.org for additional information about this and other RCN offerings, all offered free of charge for Newtown residents.

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