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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 Themes MBSR Themes
Orientation & Interview Group 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 1 Awareness & Automatic Pilot Experiencing New Possibilities
Session 2 Living in Our Heads Discovering the Wisdom of Embodiment
Session 3 Gathering Attention Perception Determines Experience
Session 4 Recognizing Aversion Impact of Stress & Stress Reactivity
Session 5 Allowing/Letting Be Coping Strategies & Emotional Intelligence
Session 6 Thoughts Are Not Facts Stressful Communications
Session 7 How Can I Best Take Care of Myself Increasing Resilience & Self-Care
Session 8 Using What I Have Learned Weaving Your Parachute Before You Jump
Recommended Attend 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, September 23, 2018
Start: Monday, September 24, 2018
Start: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Start: Saturday, September 29, 2018

Professional Development

Start: Monday, September 24, 2018
2018-09-24 13:30:00
Start: Friday, September 28, 2018
2018-09-28 13:30:00
Start: Saturday, September 29, 2018
2018-09-29 19:30:00
Start: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
2018-10-09 04:00:00