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MBCT and MBSR Similarities

  • The program foundation is the practice of mindfulness
  • Participants will develop awareness by paying attention and noticing
  • 8-week structure, 2.5 hours per weekly session
  • 1-day silent retreat (recommended)
  • Group format with individual home practice and exercises each week
  • Program is built around facilitator-led discussion and inquiry
  • Sessions include formal meditation practices and mindful movement exercises

MBCT and MBSR Differences

 

 

MBCT and MBSR Themes

MBCT ThemesMBSR Themes
Orientation & InterviewGroup Orientation (45-60 minutes) & One-On-One Intake Interview (10-15 minutes)Group Orientation (45-60 minutes) & One-On-One Intake Interview (5-10 minutes)
Session 1Awareness & Automatic PilotExperiencing New Possibilities
Session 2Living in Our HeadsDiscovering the Wisdom of Embodiment
Session 3Gathering AttentionPerception Determines Experience
Session 4Recognizing AversionImpact of Stress & Stress Reactivity
Session 5Allowing/Letting BeCoping Strategies & Emotional Intelligence
Session 6Thoughts Are Not FactsStressful Communications
Session 7How Can I Best Take Care of MyselfIncreasing Resilience & Self-Care
Session 8Using What I Have LearnedWeaving Your Parachute Before You Jump
RecommendedAttend one of the Centre’s monthly Silent Retreat (6 hours)Attend one of the Centre’s monthly Silent Retreat (6 hours)

Personal Programs

Start: Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 10:00 am
Start: Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Start: Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Start: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 5:30 pm

Professional Development

Start: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 9:30 am
2018-01-12 14:30:00
Start: Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:30 am
2018-02-09 14:30:00
Start: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 5:30 pm
2018-02-12 22:30:00
Start: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:30 am
2018-02-13 14:30:00