Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an empirically-supported 8-week psycho-educational group intervention that teaches mindfulness meditation as a health intervention. Created by Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979, MBSR offers participants the possibility to develop a different relationship to stress resulting from chronic physical and psychological illnesses. Research outcomes have demonstrated positive improvements in physical and psychological symptoms, […]
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Teachers: Cynthia Price, PhD MA LMT, Elizabeth Chaison, MEd LMT and Carla Wiechman, LMT Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy (MABT) is a novel, empirically validated program designed to teach interoceptive awareness to help facilitate self-awareness and emotion regulation. Interoceptive awareness is the ability to perceive, access and appraise inner body sensations. This program was created for […]
A few years ago I was looking for additional trainings in somatic psychology and learned of Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy (MABT). Learning MABT has profoundly shifted my work…
Mindful attention to the body is not easy for everyone. Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy (MABT) is an empirically validated 8-week intervention that combines manual, psychoeducation, and mindfulness approaches to teach interoceptive awareness and related practices for self-care and regulation.
San Diego, CA Feb. 2-4, 2018 We are constantly reminded that we live in a different world these days, and the challenges facing our children are daunting: bullying, obesity, technology, in addition to more longstanding problems like poverty and racial/ethnic discrimination. Fortunately, we also live in an age of unprecedented research and clinical support for […]
Embodying Mindful Presence and Investigating Mindful Inquiry This advanced training intensive is for MBSR and MBCT teachers who wish to deepen their understanding of universal principles for teaching mindfulness-based interventions. As such, the focus for this training is less about teaching to the structure of MBSR and MBCT and more about intentionally embodying mindful […]
Read the full course description and register. Navigating Life’s Challenges is a 5-Day residential adaptation of the empirically-supported 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. In this program you will experience the key components of the 8-Week MBSR program as developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. Participating in Navigating Life’s Challenges is an ideal experience for anyone who does […]