How to Use Mindfulness for Our Excessive Self-criticism & Negative Self Talk

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  • When:
    Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Where:
    British Chamber Shanghai - We suggest that you enter the ZhangYuan community from the north gate on Taixing Lu (near Wujiang Lu)., 上海英国商会 (建议从泰兴路上的张园入口进入)
    No.9, Sub-lane 56, Lane 590, Weihai Lu, Shanghai
  • Price:
    RMB 100 including light snacks and soft drinks. Members only.

The Chamber invites members who are interested in self-development to this presentation and experiential learning. Shang Rasul Frederiksen, Psychotherapist at Shanghai United Family Hospital and Clinics, will guide attendees to practice different mindfulness exercises, including guided mindfulness meditation, defusion techniques, and compassionate focused therapy tools.

Through this session, participants will be able to:

  • Learn practical tools and exercises to manage in a functional way for a calmer and more peaceful life
  • Increase awareness of their inner negative self talk and how that creates a barrier in their lives
  • Understand more about mindfulness and the science behind why it is highly effective

Event Rundown

18:30 – 19:00 Registration and Networking

19:00 – 20:30

Part 1

guided mindfulness exercise

  • Introduction into Mindfulness, it’s origin, use, and why it has become increasingly popular in the western society.
  • A scientific and evolutionary perspective on the human brain and it’s bias toward negativity and self-criticism

guided mindfulness exercise

  • Modern society and it’s negative effect on psychological demands we put on ourselves

Part 2

compassionate focus exercise

  • How mindfulness is a powerful tool for negativity and self-criticism
  • Mindfulness exercises with audience
  • Defusion techniques practiced with audience

fun defusion exercises

  • Inspiration to write personalised mindfulness plan and execution
  • Tips and tricks

guided mindfulness exercise


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Location of the British Chamber Shanghai Office - we suggest that you enter the ZhangYuan community from the north gate on Taixing Lu (near Wujiang Lu)

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No-show Policy: Please note you must cancel your reservation in writing to the event contact staff 24 hours in advance. No-shows without prior notification will be charged a no-show fee of RMB100.  
Walk-in Policy:
 Please note that members who attend the event without prior reservation will be charged a walk-in fee of RMB50 if spaces are still available.

Speaker Introduction

Shang Rasul Frederiksen

Psychotherapist, Shanghai United Family Hospital and Clinics

Ms. Frederiksen received her first degree in Psychology from Aarhus University in 2011 and was later awarded a Master degree in Psychology in 2014 from Aarhus University. In addition to her clinical work, she also completed Therapist Intervention training and the Life Psychology therapy training at Aarhus University.

Ms. Frederiksen has five years of clinical experience. Before joining Shanghai United Family Hospital and Clinics, Ms. Frederiksen served in Parkway Health as a Clinical Psychologist.

Ms. Frederiksen holds a Certification in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Certification in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Event contact

Joanna Zhang
+86 21 6218 5022