This 2 day detailed seminar covers: the structure of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and the core therapeutic tasks that accompany each of its 8 established sessions; three forms of mindfulness training: The Body Scan, Mindfulness of the Breath, Three Minute Breathing Space; the body’s role as a vital terminus for greeting and working with our emotions; using the breath as an anchor when turning towards difficult or unpleasant aspects of our experience; recognizing when our minds are on automatic pilot and how this cognitive motor drives rumination and worry throughout the day.
- Mindfulness and Mood Disorders
- Depression as a chronic relapsing condition
- Pharmacological and psychological prophylaxis in Major Depression
- The rationale behind MBCT
- The Clinical Outcomes of MBCT
- Linking the core mindfulness practices in the model to the prevention of depressive relapse
- The data behind MBCT
- Eight Session MBCT Program
- Structure of the 8 week course: MBCT Sessions 1 to 3
- Automatic pilot: Where is your attention? - Moving your attention into the body - the body scan
- ‘If You Have a Mind It Will Wander’
- Responding to difficulties that arise from the practice? Mindfulness of the breath
- Thoughts and the Territory of Depression: MBCT Sessions 4 & 5
- Meditation / concentration, mindfulness and psychotherapy
- Thoughts and the territory of depression: Wide and Narrow Foci of Attention
- Expanding awareness to emotions and thoughts
- Staying present: Take a three-minute breathing space
- MBCT Sessions 6-7
- Healing and the mind: How can you best take care of yourself?
- Using what has been learned to deal with future moods
- MBCT Session 8 is the Rest of Your Life
- Mindfulness practice
- Typical problems encountered in groups
- Beginning your own mindfulness practice
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Zindel Segal has studied and published on psychological treatments for depression for over 20 years. Dr. Segal began teaching at the University of Toronto in 1986. He heads the Department of Psychiatry Psychotherapy Program and is the Morgan Firestone Chair in Psychotherapy for the Department of Psychiatry. He also heads the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit of Clarke Institute of Psychiatry and directs the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Since 1984, Dr. Segal has received over 30 grants to conduct research. He has published numerous articles and co-authored 5 books. His recent book, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, advocates for the relevance of mindfulness-based clinical care in psychiatry and mental health. Dr. Segal has presented numerous seminars and workshops on the application of MBCT. He is a widely respected teacher whose use of insights from both the academic literature and his personal mindfulness practice is much lauded by participants.
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Individual Audio CD – £60.00