Mindfulness is a popular method to use with children to help them learn to center themselves, become aware of their emotions, and improve focus. After an overview of what mindfulness is, Toni will review mindfulness activities.
Dr. Antoinette Welsh is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and New York specializing in neuropsychology who works with individuals with traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, memory loss, brain tumors, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, and other conditions affecting cognitive functioning. Toni (Dr. Welsh) has an interest in mindfulness, particularly the effects of mindfulness based interventions on cognitive functioning. She has had experience running mindfulness groups with a variety of populations including The Cottage School students and enjoys using mindfulness techniques within her own family.
After graduating from Lafayette College with Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience, Dr. Welsh went on to earn a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University. She completed a concentration in neuropsychology, focusing her studies and clinical experience in both adult and pediatric neuropsychological assessment, including training at the New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.
Please note that this workshop is for adults only. If you’re interested in attending this workshop, please RSVP here.