A course on “Psychology and Mental Health” will be hosted by Yogaville Online from March 7 – April 16, 2022. The program will be taught by Karla Helbert, LPC, E-RYT 200, YACEP, C-IAYT. Both psychology and Yoga can aid in developing deeper personal insight, changing patterns of behavior and habits, and providing tools to support others in these endeavors.This course examines psychology and conceptions of mental and emotional health through the lens of the time-tested wisdom and practices of Yoga.

During the course, students will explore the profound intersections of psychology and Yoga. The skill and understanding gained in this course will support Yoga therapists and Yoga teachers to guide students and clients in their pursuit of health and wellness and deepen their understanding of themselves and others.

Through empirical and research-based study, alongside experiential and expressive components, students will integrate principles and practices of both psychology and Yoga while gaining basic knowledge of psychology, mental and emotional health, and the integration of Yoga. To support the comprehensive module content, coursework includes reflective journaling and writing, personal daily practice, expressive and creative exercises, case conceptualization and planning, as well as readings of assigned sections of the course manual, recommended reading of other sources, and presentations of learning to the class.

Continuing ed credits are available for this course. This course is qualifies as a core module for the Integral Yoga Therapy Certification Program and is also part of the Integral Yoga 300 certification program. For more info and registration here.