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.

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 Online 20-159-01

Start: Monday, October 21, 2019
Facilitator(s): Melissa Nigrini RP & Rhea Polsker RSW RP

MBSR in Downtown Toronto 20-109-06

Start: Monday, November 11, 2019
Facilitator(s): Joanna Shapiro MD & Melissa Nigrini RP

MBSR in Downtown Toronto 20-109-09

Start: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Facilitator(s): Rose Mina Munjee RP

MBSR in Guelph 20-109-11

Start: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Facilitator(s): Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)