Participants in the 8-week classes should attend an introductory program or orientation session prior to the start of the class. If unable to attend, you may schedule an individual session directly with the course facilitator.
Upcoming Orientation Dates:
MBCT: Friday February 28, 9:30 - 11 am
1200 Lashley St.
Friday Morning MBCT Group
(max 12 people)
9:30 am - 12 pm:
March 20 - May 8
Thursday evening MBCT Group
(max 12 people)
5:30 pm - 8 pm:
June 25 - Aug 20
Please contact us if interested in participating in this class. Open to counseling clients and referrals.
If you are not currently working with a therapist and are interested in the course, please email us to set up a free phone consultation.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
for the general population
Thursdays starting Oct. 1
Register for MBSR
What participants are saying:
"This has really helped me get in touch with what it feels like to be kind to myself by taking the time.”
“On a stressful and busy workday, the breathing exercises help calm me down.”
“I’ve been getting ‘stuck’ in my meditation practice – this gave me skills and tools to use in physical life outside of my internal practice.”
“This gave me immediate tools to stop my automatic reactions in stressful situations.”
“What has been useful is learning to put on the brakes of my thoughts and recognize the body sensations and building my awareness.”
“I learned to practice kindness, practice compassion, practice mindfulness and to be okay with being still and not latch onto thoughts and emotions.”
“I have discovered that I am a powerful and strong woman, capable of being mindful in the daily stresses of life.”
“Meditation is such an amazing tool. My goal is to be able to tune in as much as possible despite the chaos that surrounds us all, and to connect to the beautiful energies around me.”
“I was spending a lot of time ruminating over unnecessary and harmful thoughts and am learning to accept my emotions.”
“I am learning to stay present, even in the difficult moments.”
“I felt immediate benefits in that the body scan, the yoga, and the meditation were all helping me to settle more into being grounded and centered, even in difficult times. I also learned a great deal about how I habitually respond to stress, and realized that those automatic stress responses caused way more problems than they solved.”
"You can't stop the waves, but you can
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Anxiety and Preventing Depressive Relapse
This 8-week group class that can gives you practical skills help you overcome depression, anxiety, and low mood states (such as burnout), by learning new ways to respond to your own thoughts and feelings, and includes:
MBCT has been tested and proven effective in clinical trials throughout the world.
Audio recordings of guided meditations are provided on the website.
***Participants who are currently in a depressive episode should consult with their health care team and work to stabilize prior to engaging in this course.***
Course fee includes participation in the day-long silent retreat held during the final weeks of the program. This modality of mindfulness-based relapse prevention may also be helpful for treating workplace burnout and compassion fatigue, generalized anxiety disorders, and addictions.
Program Cost: $600. A $75 deposit is required at time of registration. Partial scholarships available. Your program fee supports scholarships for participants in need, as well as the mindfulness in education movement. Please contact us for more information on financial assistance if needed. It is our mission to make stress reduction programs accessible to all.
"If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher."
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)