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MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction)

Learn practical ways to manage stress

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is for individuals experiencing stress resulting from chronic physical and psychological conditions.

This 8-week psycho-educational group program helps develop capacity for greater calm and teaches practical skills to manage stress. The majority of MBSR program participants report lasting decreases in psychological and physical symptoms exacerbated by chronic stress. Research has demonstrated improved behavioural outcomes including better sleep, lower blood pressure, and fewer worries.

Participants Will Learn
To develop a different relationship to stress resulting from chronic physical and psychological conditions.

Please note that the MBSR program includes mindful movement exercises with options to modify movements and poses for comfort and safety.

Who Should Attend
Individuals suffering from chronic stress, illness and pain, who wish to increase their overall health and wellbeing. See guidelines on whether MBSR or MBCT is right for you.

Timing
8 weekly sessions of 2.5 hours each plus Orientation & Interview (9 weeks, 23 hours)

Most third-party insurance plans cover the cost of this program.
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Upcoming Courses

MBSR in Downtown Toronto 20-109-03

Start: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini RP

MBSR in Downtown Toronto 20-109-04

Start: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Facilitator(s): Rose Mina Munjee RP

MBSR in East Toronto 20-109-05

Start: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Facilitator(s): Gwen Morgan MSW RSW RP & Allison McGee MD

MBSR in Guelph 20-109-07

Start: Thursday, September 26, 2019
Facilitator(s): Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)

MBSR Online 20-159-01

Start: Monday, October 21, 2019
Facilitator(s): Melissa Nigrini RP