Integrating Yoga into Mental Health Care

National Conference
June 30 – July 2, 2017
Misericordia University, Dallas, PA
Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall

Sponsored by the Misericordia University Social Work Program and the Wellfleet Collective
Professional CEUs are Available


This groundbreaking event features the first major conference in the U.S. focusing on the topic of yoga and mental health care. It is designed for mental health and rehabilitative health professionals as well as yoga teachers and therapists.

The Wellfleet Collective is an interdisciplinary collaboration organized to support, develop, implement and expand the clinical applications of yoga within mental and behavioral health treatment and deepen the connections within and between the mental health and therapeutic yoga community.

The Love in the Room: Self-Care, Other Care
Amy Weintraub
Amy Weintraub is the author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices for Mood Management. She has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for over 20 years.

The program features per-conference workshops on Friday, June 30 and workshops throughout the day on Saturday, July 1. The program ends Sunday, July 2 with a panel discussion with the workshop presenters, "next steps," participant sharings, and live music.

Click here for program descriptions & speaker bios.
Click here for program schedule.
Click here for Amy Weintratub's Keynote Address PowerPoint.
Click here for Amy Weintraub's Workshop PowerPoint.

Click here for Joann Lutz's Pre-conference Workshop PowerPoint.
Click here for Joann Lutz's Conference Workshop PowerPoint.

Click here for Pamela Tinkham's Workshop PowerPoint.

To register (for the pre-conference and conference) after this date and time, please call 570-674-6161 or email

Registrations for the meal and lodging packages cannot be taken after midnight on June 26.

Continuing Education Credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions:

Social Workers: CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 5.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to grant continuing education credit for LCPCs/LMHCs in the following states: AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. LCPCs/LMHCs completing the program will receive 5.5 continuing education hours of credit.
Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 5.5 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.
Marriage and Family Therapists: Continuing education credit for Marriage & Family Therapists is awarded in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. Marriage and Family therapists completing this program will receive 5.5 CE hours of credit.

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