Dr. Robinson named CFHA 2016 Wingspread Honoree

Patricia Robinson is named a Wingspread Honoree at the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association for her mentorship! “Wingspread Honorees are individuals who both embody the characteristics of our early leaders and who have positively impacted the lives of their students, mentees, or colleagues through their work.” Click on the link below to be directed to our […]

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Facebook Page Highlights

Please follow the link below and “like” our newly updated Facebook page!  Keep up with what Patti, Kirk, Jeff and newcomers, Bridget, David & Jody are up to.  We will be posting a series of videos called #PCBHCorner with PCBH greats (including Patti & Jeff) in coming weeks.  We have been doing weekly updates, so […]

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Patti Robinson BESTOWED ACBS FELLOWSHIP

May, 2016 MCG UPDATE: As of May, 2016, Mountainview Consulting Group’s Patricia Robinson was bestowed the title of Fellow for the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences (ACBS). Receiving “Fellowship” with ACBS is the highest honor provided to scholars, clinicians, researchers, and advocates who uphold and model the values of the association. Other 2016 ACBS Fellows […]

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Using Present-Moment-Awareness with Posttraumatic Stress

Editor’s note: The following has been adapted from Inside This Moment: A Clinician’s Guide to Promoting Radical Change Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Link), by Kirk Strosahl, PhD, Patricia Robinson, PhD, and Thomas Gustavsson, MSc.  When severe violations of safety, trust, or vulnerability occur, including outright threats to survival, humans are wired to shut down […]

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The Sanctuary: Present-Moment-Awareness and the Clinical Benefits of Being There

Editor’s note: This article was adapted from Inside This Moment: A Clinician’s Guide to Promoting Radical Change Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (LINK), by Kirk Strosahl, PhD, Patricia Robinson, PhD, and Thomas Gustavsson, MSc.  Mindfulness techniques are often thought of as being synonymous with present-moment-awareness interventions; however, while the two are clearly related, they are […]

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In-Session Escape Routines

Editor’s note: This article was adapted from Inside This Moment: A Clinician’s Guide to Promoting Radical Change Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (LINK), by Kirk Strosahl, PhD, Patricia Robinson, PhD, and Thomas Gustavsson, MSc.  Imagine feeling totally lost with a client. The client has just disclosed an extremely painful story, and you feel stuck about […]

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An Overview of Inside This Moment: Promoting Radical Change in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Mindfulness has come a long way from the fringes of psychotherapy to a widely used, empirically-supported tool with a host of proven benefits. But when it comes to communicating about present moment experiences and intervening with those experiences, clinicians often fall short. As humans, it’s not surprising that clinicians struggle to stay present enough to […]

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