Transdisciplinary Workshops, Inc.

PO Box 356

Yarmouth, Maine, 04096


Quality continuing education since 1995

Linda Grigel, MHP, PA-C, CCH and

Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR

Regency Hotel

Portland, Maine

A Mandala of Integrative Health: A Creative Approach in Clinical Practice




March 3, 2017

  • Program Description

    The course will use the metaphor of a mandala to illustrate the interconnectedness between physical health and emotional well-being. The symbol of the mandala holds the space for our combined teachings that are rooted in traditional medicine and psychotherapy.

    Through scientific research and experiential learning, individuals will gain knowledge and skills to facilitate personal health, healing, and professional development.

  • Objectives


    • Increase understanding of the history of the mandala from ancient wisdom to modern education.
    • Learn about Andrew Weil MD anti-inflammatory nutrition guidelines and discussion of brain gut healthy (micro-biome)
    • Develop knowledge of sleep architecture and benefits of restorative sleep hygiene
    • Learn about the CDC recommendations for computer interface and affect of the digital media on neurocognitive function
    • Increase awareness of the origin of mindfulness and development through history from Buddhism to MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction) program


    • Develop an understanding of how creative expression opens a doorway into the unconscious and provides nonverbal access into our inner world
    • Experience the process of creating and interpreting personal mandalas
    • Learn about the healing power of integrating color, symbolism and metaphor of the mandala into clinical practice.
    • Identify therapeutic populations that are likely to respond well to this creative intervention
  • Speaker Bio

    Linda S. Grigel MHP, PA-C, CCH practices Integrative Medicine at Fal River Health Center in Falmouth, Maine. Her extensive background in medical and homeopathic education includes degrees in Physician Assistant, Master’s Health Profession, B.S. in Occupational Therapy and Diploma in Advanced Clinical Homeopathy.

    Lindy's interest in integrative medicine extends beyond the walls of Fal River Health Center. She was a homeopathic consultant to an NIH grant for the Maine Medical Center Family Practice Residency Program, and continues to be an active member in the MMC Department of Integrative Medicine. She mentors Family Medicine and Pediatric residents as well as participating in Integrative Medical rounds. Lindy consults to the advisory board of Birth Roots where she supports their mission of parenting with connection, communication, and community.

    A frequent lecturer to the greater Portland medical community, Lindy has addressed The University of New England Osteopathic Medical School, University of Southern Maine School of Occupational Therapy, Maine Medical Center's Department of Family Medicine, Easter Seal Pre-School, among others.The wisdom gained from Lindy’s 37+ years of clinical experience is the basis for the workshop, A Mandala of Integrative Health. She has presented to medical providers, educators and parents across the US and internationally. She is well known for her unique ability to bond with people of all ages from every walk of life.


    Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR is a registered Art Therapist. She has a private practice in Waterville and is co-founder of Vast Horizons Center for Personal Growth in Yarmouth. She has trained in several expressive modalities including creative arts therapies, energy psychology, and sandtray therapy.


    Bodhi is the President of the Maine Mental Health Counselors Association. In 2012, Bodhi was nominated by the Portland Press Herald as one of the 40 Under Forty Emerging Leaders of Maine for her work in developing and implementing art therapy programs for at-risk teens and bringing awareness to the issue of teen homelessness in Central Maine. She provides workshops for the community and trainings for therapists focused on incorporating creative expression and work with imagination, intuition, and metaphor into their practices. She has given workshops locally, nationally, and internationally.

  • Workshop Details

    Date: March 3, 2017

    Time: 8:30 - 3:30

    Location: Regency Hotel, Milk Street, Portland, Maine

    Tuition: $165

    Intended Audience: This workshop is intended for healthcare providers, therapists, educators, parents, and any individual interested in an integrated approach to the complexities of mind/body healing.

    Luncheon: Lunch is on your own.

    Audience Capacity: 100

    Additional Information: none

  • Registration Information

    Group Rates:

    • Discounts available for groups of 5 or more.  Contact prior to registering for guidelines to receive the group rate.


    Purchase Orders:

    • Use the online registration form first for the participants you are registering for

    • Please e-mail or mail purchase order

    • Invoices not paid by 30 after the workshop date, will be subject to an additional $25 fee/person

    • Make sure to include an email address for the accounting department so that we can invoice you efficiently



    • Your registration is complete once you receive an e-mail from Transdisciplinary Workshops with your confirmation of payment

    • You will receive an e-mail with detailed information one week prior to the workshop.  Please be sure to give us the email you check most frequently.

    For additional information about registration, contact us at

  • CEU Information

    Social Workers:

    Commonwealth Educational Seminars CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 6.0 clinical continuing education clock hours.


    Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 6.0 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.


    As an APA approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the ANCC. Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses attending this program will receive 6 hours of continuing education credit.

    Speech and Language Pathologists:

    We are in the process of applying for ASHA certification. Until the approval is final we have been advised to give SLPs and Audiologists an ASHA “Verification of Attendance” form.

  • Cancellation Policy

    If you need to cancel your registration prior to the event, you will receive a credit towards any future workshop with us within 5 years.


    We must receive cancellation notice, credit will not be given if you do not cancel prior to the event.



Transdisciplinary Workshops, Inc.

PO Box 356

Yarmouth, Maine, 04096