Meditation as Medicine
Janet Doucette, MA LMHC
Behavioral Health Specialist- Type 2
Janet is a psychotherapist and behavioral medicine specialist who offers clinical biofeedback, hypnotherapy, and mindfulness based psychotherapy. Janet teaches classes in stress management, biofeedback, meditation, and energy medicine at the retreats. Janet has lived with Type 2 Diabetes for more than 15 years.
Daily Mindfulness Practice
Learning to develop an Observer Mind is a great way to reduce stress. Download or print the Mindfulness Practice PDF. Listen to the Posture Meditation and Focused Awareness meditation in this section.
On-line Workshop Series
The Diabetes Stress Resiliency Series focuses on the effects of stress on glucose management, how it impacts the lives of people with diabetes and effective ways to manage it, while boosting immunity and COVID hardiness. Each workshop includes handouts and references.
Part One, THE FACTS: Review the hard facts about stress and diabetes and encouraging things you can do about it.
Part Two, THE TOOLS: Learn how evidenced-based, mind~body techniques can develop stress resiliency, better blood sugar control, and a stronger immune system. Explore stress resilient practices and determine which may serve you best.
Part Three: THE POSSIBILITIES: Interactive and explorative look at mind~body practices that are unique self-care resource for people with diabetes. These techniques have a great deal to offer and are easy to learn.