Think about your feet: An example of mindfulness practice

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Think about your feet: An example of mindfulness practice

Much of what we do in therapy is intended to change our perception of life events so that we experience them in a better or more comfortable way. MBCT functions differently. It operates with the understanding that our experiences themselves don’t need to be altered–our approaches to those experiences do.

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3 ways to encourage acceptance in MBCT

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3 ways to encourage acceptance in MBCT

People often stumble over the concept of acceptance when they learn about it as an approach for dealing with difficult emotions and mind states. These reactions reflect an underlying calculation that even though trying to avoid or push away negative thoughts and feelings can be exhausting, the strategy has worked in the past, so… why risk using a different and unfamiliar strategy? 

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What is it about MBCT that makes it effective?

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What is it about MBCT that makes it effective?

What are the elements that account for the positive effects that MBCT has on your clients’ lives? The truth is that we don’t know the answer to this question, and, in fact, the evidence that is accumulating suggests that the question itself belies some of the complexity.

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How MBCT therapists can fill their training gaps

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How MBCT therapists can fill their training gaps

Our guiding philosophy is that good training and dedicated personal practice are necessary to deliver the highest quality MBCT. What’s less obvious are which types of training, how much practice, and which competence thresholds best support MBCT and the larger field of mindfulness-based interventions.

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