Advanced Certification

The Advanced Certification is a way of assessing competency in teaching and best practices in Mindfulness-Based Interventions. Deepen your facilitation skills in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), smartEducation and more . This process uses a combination of face-to-face and at-a-distance supervision, discussion, feedback and assessment using specific criteria based on standards set by the international community.

It is intended for graduates of the MBCT or MBSR Certificate Program who wish to apply their facilitation skills and receive individualized supervision from one of The Centre’s expert facilitators.


  • Complete the MBSR or MBCT Facilitation Certificate or equivalent (MSC Certification, etc.)
  • Apply to express interest and intention to complete the Advanced Certification
  • Facilitate at least three MBI groups prior to taking the Advanced Facilitation Training Intensive

1. Advanced Teacher Training Intensive

Deepen your facilitation and mindful inquiry skills.

2. Advanced Facilitation Mentorship

Mentoring in most therapeutic domains is considered essential for competency.

How to Request for your Advanced Facilitation Certificate