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Ep.13 Finding Freedom on the Inside (and Outside) with Carmen Alonso

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In this episode, Carmen Alonso talks with John MacAdams about her experiences facilitating PMI's Path of Freedom program.

  • Connecting incarcerated folks with the outside community through each group taking PMI’s Path of Freedom course and writing to each other
  • Working in supermax and maximum security environments
  • Cultivating humility and patience as qualities necessary for effective service

CARMEN ALONSO Carmen Alonso is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience. She is dedicated to serving adults in both individual psychotherapy and group settings. Carmen has taught mindfulness-based interventions to alleviate stress and decrease suffering to a wide variety of groups, such as:
• Patients with clinical depression and anxiety
• Veterans with and without PTSD
• Spanish-speaking populations •Medical residents
• School personnel
• Athletes
• Police officers
• Residents in maximum and medium security facilities (including men in the segregation unit in the most secure correctional facility in Wisconsin)
Some of the mindfulness-based interventions Carmen has offered throughout the years are Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Path of Freedom, and Mindfulness-Based Resilience Training. She has also combined her mindfulness teachings with Tae Kwon Do, a martial art she has practiced for over 30 years, including nearly 25 years as the head instructor of the Choi Tae Kwon Do School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
To Learn More About the Prison Mindfulness Institute, please visit www.prisonmindfulness.org

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In this episode, Carmen Alonso talks with John MacAdams about her experiences facilitating PMI's Path of Freedom program.

  • Connecting incarcerated folks with the outside community through each group taking PMI’s Path of Freedom course and writing to each other
  • Working in supermax and maximum security environments
  • Cultivating humility and patience as qualities necessary for effective service

CARMEN ALONSO Carmen Alonso is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience. She is dedicated to serving adults in both individual psychotherapy and group settings. Carmen has taught mindfulness-based interventions to alleviate stress and decrease suffering to a wide variety of groups, such as:
• Patients with clinical depression and anxiety
• Veterans with and without PTSD
• Spanish-speaking populations •Medical residents
• School personnel
• Athletes
• Police officers
• Residents in maximum and medium security facilities (including men in the segregation unit in the most secure correctional facility in Wisconsin)
Some of the mindfulness-based interventions Carmen has offered throughout the years are Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Path of Freedom, and Mindfulness-Based Resilience Training. She has also combined her mindfulness teachings with Tae Kwon Do, a martial art she has practiced for over 30 years, including nearly 25 years as the head instructor of the Choi Tae Kwon Do School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
To Learn More About the Prison Mindfulness Institute, please visit www.prisonmindfulness.org

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