Mindsight Immersion Weekends with Dr. Dan Siegel

Aware Immersion Weekend with Dan Siegel in Santa Monica, CA [DATES TBD] Beginner Dec. 29-31, 2023 $2899
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  • ***We are currently in the process of scheduling our next Mindsight Immersion Weekend. Please check back here soon for an update.***

    • The only small group setting with Dan offered by the Mindsight Institute
    • Maximum of 20 participants
    • Enjoy having the time to ask Dan questions and to make the material your own
    • Aware Immersion Weekend with Dan Siegel in Santa Monica, CA [DATES TBD] Beginner Dec. 29-31, 2023 $2899

      We are happy to present our special Aware Immersion WeekendAware: The Science and Practice of Presence In this exclusive event, participants will explore the science behind awareness, presence, and interpersonal neurobiology, while reinforcing fundamental ideas and pushing the boundaries of knowledge further to explore the nature of wisdom, kindness, and connection.

      This weekend will solely focused on two of Dan’s most recent, bestselling books – Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence and Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Humanas well as his Wheel of Awareness meditation practice.

      Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human by Dr. Dan Siegel

      • This immersion weekend is limited to 20 students
      • Enjoy learning with Dan over a leisurely weekend
      • Have the time to explore the applications of the latest neuroscience to your professional and personal life
      • Explore the science behind mindsight and interpersonal neurobiology
      • Make the material your own and deepen your personal comprehension by interviewing Dan for 15 - 20 minutes on sections of these books that you find most useful, perplexing, or otherwise compelling

      If you're interested, please download and review a copy of the Syllabus (click the button below). It provides a complete course description, schedule and previous students’ comments about their immersion experiences


      The Georgian Hotel

      1415 Ocean Ave

      Santa Monica, CA 90401

  • This online activity offers a maximum of 14 CE Credits

    (scroll down for learning objectives)


    The Lifespan Learning Institute and the Mindsight Institute are cosponsors of the Continuing Education programs offered. 


    APA: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Lifespan Learning Institute maintains responsibility for the program and its content. 

    CAMFT: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, & LEPs. Lifespan Learning Institute maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. (provider # 050085)

    CMA: The Lifespan Learning Institute is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CMA is approved by ACCME to accredit CME providers.


    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Lifespan Learning Institute and the Mindsight Institute.

    The Lifespan Learning Institute is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The Lifespan Learning Institute designates this online activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    It is your responsibility to verify with your licensing board / organization that they will accept the types of CE credit we offer. Out of state LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs should verify with their licensing board if they will accept BBS CE.

    CE Credit requests are currently processed bi-monthly - on the second and last Sunday of each month. To request a CE exam for a given course or series, please email the Mindsight Team at info@mindsightinstitute.com. Upon completion of the exam, please email the exam to us at info@mindsightinstitute.com for review. Once you have passed the exam, your CE Certificate be emailed to you as soon as it's available. 


    Disclosure: The speakers, and planning committee members listed below have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

    - Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. & Marion Solomon, PhD 


    Mindsight Immersion Learning Objectives:

    1. Describe a definition of the mind from an interpersonal neurobiology perspective.
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of how the mind, brain, and relationships are part of one reality.
    3. Explain the hand model of the brain.
    4. Discuss the nature of memory in its implicit and explicit form.
    5. Distinguish the different domains of integration.
    6. Identify the impact of a state of mind on interpersonal functioning.
    7. Categorize the major groupings of attachment relationships.
    8. Describe the relationship between child attachment and adult attachment.
    9. Evaluate behavioral manifestations of chaos or rigidity.
    10. Identify the core features of integration and their relationship to health.
    11. Demonstrate an understanding of how energy and information flow are part of the functioning of the mind, brain, and relationships from an interpersonal neurobiology perspective.
    12. Discuss the nature of narrative and its relationship to memory.
    13. Appraise how the mind can be seen as a relational and embodied process.
    14. Describe how integration is defined.
  • *Note: This is not a process, therapy or clinical supervision group. The purpose of this weekend immersion is for educational and professional development.

    • What about CEs?
    Please click on the CE Credits tab above to see if you are eligible to receive CE Hours. If you are licensed outside of California, please contact your state’s licensing board to see if you may receive credit from a California CE provider. You will receive your CE Certificate for 14 CEs at the end of the weekend.
    • What about Lodging, Restaurants, and Transportation?
    Please click here for hotel and restaurant recommendations. LAX and Burbank are the closest airports. There are shuttles, taxis, and rental cars readily available at both airports. If you prefer a car service, we recommend All West Towncar reachable at allwesttowncar@yahoo.com or 818-521-7191.
    • What if it turns out that I cannot attend?

    The Mindsight Institute will promptly provide a full refund of tuition if cancellation notice is provided 2 months before the workshop’s start date if you cannot transfer to another Mindsight Immersion Weekend. In the case of cancellation within 2 months of the workshop, we will also provide a full refund if we are able to fill your space and reach our workshop capacity by the workshop’s start date. If cancellation notice is provided within 2 months of the workshop’s start date and we cannot fill your space, then we will provide a 50% refund of tuition. All refunds due for cancellations within 60 days will be processed within 5 business days of the workshop’s start date. 


    • Will the immersion weekend be taped or offered through a live webcast?
    Not at this time.

    Please email the Mindsight Team at info@mindsightinstitute.com if you have any further questions.

    Date and location may be subject to change.

  • Weekend in Santa Monica: 14 CEs

    "Great learning and lots of take-home ideas!"
    Todd, Psychologist, Canada


    "Energizing learning experience, very supportive and welcoming!"
    Elaine, M.D., New York


    "It is wonderful to be exposed to this breadth of knowledge, mindsight and integration."
    Maureen, LMFT & MFC, California


    "The immersion weekend is inspirational. Dan's way of exuding equanimity, kindness and respect to each person is phenomenal. The weekend is packed full of in-depth learning and joy."
    Donna Ray, Feldenkrais Trainer, Cardiff, CA


    "The Mindsight Immersion Weekend with Daniel J. Siegel provided a fertile soil for discovery. The weekend was grounded in Dr. Siegel's work exploring the science of mind and enriched by the collective experiences of my fellow students. I left feeling energized, inspired, and hopeful that by deepening our understanding and experience of what it means to be human, we can cultivate a new definition of well-being for our selves and the planet."
    Jennifer Bloom, poet-singer-scholar, Austin, Texas


    Immersion Weekend, 2014

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