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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

8-Week MBSR 18-109-13

Start: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Facilitator(s): Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Elaine Orsini RP

8-Week MBSR in East Toronto 18-109-11

Start: Friday, October 26, 2018
Facilitator(s): Gwen Morgan MSW RSW

8-Week MBSR in North Toronto 18-109-10

Start: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Facilitator(s): Joanna Shapiro MD & Rose Mina Munjee

MBSR in Guelph 18-109-12

Start: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Facilitator(s): Andrea Alvarez MD & Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)

8-Week MBSR 18-109-14

Start: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Facilitator(s): Amanda Guthrie ND RP

MBSR in Downtown Torono 19-109-01

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