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By Kimberly Sogge on March 29, 2020.
This free professional development webinar is with Dr. Kamala Pilgrim C.Psych. Registered Psychologist, 200YTT Yoga teacher and lifelong practitioner of yoga philosophy and the eight limbs of traditional yoga practice.
About the webinar:
Dr. Pilgrim will discuss the theory, practices, application and case examples of her Yoga-R-CBT-for-GAD program HARMONY: Yoga-Reinforced-Cognitive-Behavioural-Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Yoga-R-CBT-for-GAD). Dr. Pilgrim will also be available to answer questions about the integration of yoga and psychotherapy and the application of the HARMONY program to treatment of Generalized Anxiety.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Kamala Pilgrim, C. PSYCH., is a registered clinical psychologist (CPO #6258). She obtained her Ph.D. from Concordia University and also holds a Master’s degree in Neuroscience from McGill University in Montreal. Her doctoral research examined the impact of attention bias modification on cortisol reactivity in response to social stress. Dr. Pilgrim has graduate level training and experience in private practice working with clients from within the frameworks of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as well as third-wave, process-based treatments, i.e. mindfulness and acceptance and commitment based therapy (ACT). She has a particular interest in working with clients who experience heightened levels of anxiety and stress.
Dr. Pilgrim is certified to teach Ashtanga-Vinyasa styles of Yoga. She completed her yoga teacher training to the 200-hour level from YogaWorks in Atlanta, Georgia. She brings 13+ years of personal practice of a form of Kundalini Yoga known as, Kriya, as well as various types of meditation, mantra, kirtan (chant), and mudra etc.
Dr. Pilgrim is passionate about integrating the ancient wisdom of Yoga into her clinical psychotherapy work. Dr. Pilgrim considers herself to be a life-long student and continues to attend advanced trainings in psychotherapy and yoga on a regular basis.