Praise From Participants

 

"I absolutely loved it! I will be recommending this to other students and faculty this year."                     -Seth Crouser, Medical Student

 

“Regardless of how healthy or unhealthy someone is, everyone could gain from practicing this.”      – Jay Short, Dietitian

 

“I benefited most from the fact that this activity gave me the time to practice this on myself to fully realize the effects it has.” - Jay Short, Dietitian

 

“Easy and simple training that allows for immediate use, personally and professionally.” Michelle Huff, Social Work Student

 

"This was great and I can begin to put things into practice with my clients immediately!" -Ruth James, Retired Teacher

 

“I plan to incorporate more stress-controlling practices like meditation.” Taylor Riggs, Dietetic Intern

 

“I enjoyed having the opportunity to practice the relaxation technique. Even just a brief focus on my breath helped me to relax a little bit.”Morgan Peters, Nursing Student

 

“I currently practice mindfulness meditation, but I may try to incorporate some relaxation response practice into my routine.” – Clem Wegman, Medical Student

 

“I am greatly interested in the biochemistry of the nervous system and so enjoyed the succinct table listing the physiologic impacts of stress.” – Clem Wegman, Medical Student

 

“I will add these to my therapy tool box to address many clients faced with an array of challenges.”- Michelle Huff, Social Work Student

 

“I will definitely practice these in my office with clients to help them get started and experience it in a safe place.” – Sheena Hanscel, Social Work Student

 

“I benefited most from practicing the training myself; it was very helpful in showing me what it feels like to be in a more relaxed state of mind.” – Alison Stark, Dietetic Intern

 

“The Interactive sections were most beneficial. I liked that you could see your scores and the explanations that followed.” – Beth Steinberg, ICU Registered Nurse

"This will help me be more focused as a practitioner, but also help me better guide patients with coping mechanisms related to stress/anxiety/tension/etc.” – Danielle DeMarco, Dietitian

 

“I plan to encourage my patients to use autogenic training as a way to reduce stress and become more aware of their state of mind.” – Stephanie Weaver

 

“I think adopting relaxation response into a practice is very beneficial to not only the patient, but also the practitioner.  I think patients will be more likely to be open to the practice when they learn the effects of stress on health.” - Katlyn Pawelczyk, Medical Student

 

“I have done a lot of meditation practice, but I really enjoyed autogenic training. I think this would be an easy technique to teach to children.” – Cheryl Boschert, Massage Therapist

 

“I plan to practice Autogenic Training daily. I also hope to be able to use it with my patients in Oncology.” – Kathryn Leininger, Physician