News & Events
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Fit Mind/Fit Body (FM/FB) Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Weight Management Group
Our next 2 cycles of our 12 week Fit Mind/ Fit Body (FM/FB) CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) weight management virtual group will be held on Sat 8/2 at 11 am – 12:15 pm on Saturday 9/5/20 – 11/21/20 & Saturdays 1/9/21 – 3/27/21. We can enroll new group members in group through the 3rd week of the group cycle. Enrollment is required & the FM/FB intake form must be completed prior to group attendance: FM/FB Intake Form
Contact Shawnta Wright at 919-812-3172 with questions. We also offer individual FM/FB sessions if the group sessions won’t fit your schedule or needs.
We will hold Virtual FM/FB interest sessions on Sat at 11 am on Sat 8/29 & Sun at 12:30 pm on Sun 8/30 . Tickets to the interest sessions can be purchased for $0 =free on eventbrite.com. At the FM/FB interest sessions, facilitators will give an overview of the 12 weeks of FM/FB and will do some group member intake interviews onsite and will also schedule intake sessions for a later time.
Eventbrite ticket links for FM/FB interest sessions:
Project Passport’s Mental Health Around the World Virtual Event on Zoom
Date: Sat. Aug 8, 2020 from 10 am – 3 pm
Location: On Zoom
Contact: Sabriya Dobbins
Mindful Bodies will be a presenter at Project Pasport’s Event . Find out more information about the event at https://project-passport.com/around-the-world
Mindful Bodies News:
Mindful Bodies office moved our office from Northgate Mall, where we were located since Aug. 2013, to 3310 Croasdaile Drive, Suite 301, Durham NC 27705 . Our new office phone number is 919-382-2855.
General News: As of Jan 1, 2020, The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors changed it’s name to North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors which means that Shawnta Wright, Mindful Bodies owner, and the other therapists who work at Mindful Bodies licenses now have a different name and we are now Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (LCMHC) instead of Licensed Professional Counselors but we all do the same great work as we have always done. If you have questions or if you want to know more visit, https://ncblcmhc.org/
Fit Kids/Fit Teens (FK/FT)
Mindful Bodies offers the Fit Kids/ Fit Teens program which includes 5 class types (Fit Games, Fit Stations, Fit Drills, Zumba Kids & Kids Yoga). Please contact us if you need Fitness classes this summer at your summer camp, after-school program, day care, church program, birthday party, etc.
Bulimia Nervosa (BN) & Binge Eating Disorder (BED) CBT Group
We will hold a 12 week Bulimia Nervosa (BN) & Binge Eating Disorder (BED) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group on Tues nights from 6 – 7:30 pm on dates TBD. Make-Up sessions will be offered as needed, for missed sessions. More details about the BN & BED group are located on our mental health page of this website. Pre-registration & an intake session are required for group attendance so contact shawnta wright at 919-812-3172 for more information. New group members can be added until the 3rd week of group the group cycle so you can still enroll in group after the group start date. We also offer individual mental health counseling sessions for general weight management & eating disorders if the group sessions won’t fit your schedule or needs.
We are hosting BN & BED interest sessions on:
GAINS Fit Retreat
Mark your calendars for the 2020 GAINS Fit Retreat on Thurs. Oct 8 – Sun. Oct 11, 2020 (RESCHEDULED from May 14 – May 17), in Myrtle Beach at the Marina Inn @ Grande Dunes Hotel for a weekend full of fun, fitness & fellowship. Register to attend the retreat at www.gainsfitretreat.com & use Matthew Thompson or Shawnta Wright as the instructor/ person who referred you to the retreat & you automatically become part of TEAM MINDFUL BODIES & will be given a Mindful Bodies t-shirt & other prizes.
Mindful Bodies Dance Fitness Parties at Millennium Sports Club (3419 Hillsborough Rd Durham 27705)
2020 Dance Fitness Party Dates:
Easter Sun 4/12/20 from 2– 4 pm = Postponed due to COVID-19
Memorial Day Mon 5/25/20 from 10 am – 12 pm – Postponed due to Covid-19
4th of July Sat from 10 am – 12 pm
Labor Day Mon 9/7/20 from 10 am – 12 pm
Thanksgiving Thurs 11/26/20 from 9 am – 11 am
Christmas Eve Thurs 12/24/20 from 10 am – 12 pm
New Years Eve Thurs 12/31/20 from 10 am – 12 pm
New Years Day Fri. 1/1/21 from 10 am – 12 pm
ZIN Jam Sessions
FOR ZUMBA INSTRUCTORS ONLY At Lakewood YMCA in Durham NC from 1 – 4 pm (Please note that Jam sessions can’t be confirmed with Zumba until 10 weeks prior so some of the dates that are more than 10 weeks away may change. Please log into your ZIN account on Zumba.com to register for the confirmed sessions.
Mindful Bodies hosts Mental Health Professionals & Graduate Students Networking Events 4 – 6 times per year at Mindful Bodies’ on Zoom or at our office.
All mental health professionals & grad students are welcome to attend. The host of the networking meeting, Shawnta (pronounced Shawn Tay) Wright, is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS), who provides clinical supervision, via Zoom video conferencing, to LCMHCAs. Shawnta started hosting the networking meetings so that her supervisees could network, in person, with each other & she decided to open the meetings to all mental health professionals. Need more information? Contact Shawnta at 919-812-3172.
Sun Aug 9, 2020 from 2 – 4 pm – Will be a Virtual Event
Sun Oct 11, 2020 from 2 – 4 pm
Sun. Dec 13, 2020 from 2 – 4 pm
LCMHC-A Clinical Supervision
Mindful Bodies, Shawnta (pronounced Shawn Tay) Wright is an LCMHC-S & she offers clinical supervision to LCMHC-As. The cost is $35 for 2 hr group supervision (3 – 12 supervisees ) & $50 for 1 hr individual supervision (1 or 2 supervisees) or supervisees can pay a set $125 monthly rate (on Jan 1, 2021, the monthly supervision rate will increase to $150) . NCBLCMHC states that 75% of LCMHC-A supervision must be individual (1 – 2 supervisees) and no more than 25% of supervision can be group supervision.
For more information about any of Mindful Bodies programs and services, contact Shawnta Wright at email@example.com or (919)812-3172.