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6 Week Beginners Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

This group teaches mindfulness-based strategies that help to improve emotional, psychological, and health intervention.  Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy helps reduce stress and teaches individuals how to manage impulse from emotional responses to stress.

MBCT combines the practice of mindfulness meditation with the tools of cognitive therapy. This type of therapy is helpful for those clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, substance use or any other mental health conditions that are causing difficulties in everyday living.

Week 1 – Introduction to Mindfulness

Week 2 – Be where you are

Week 3 – Our story telling mind- Enhancing resilience

Week 4 – Cultivating Kindness

Week 5 – Willingness to be with things as they are

Week 6 – Moving forward- Finding Compassion within

6 Week Mood, Food and Activation Part 2

Spring is the time when everything dead from winter begins to grow and come to life. Many of us get into bad habits and routines as a result of the winter “blues.” This group will challenge you to come to new ‘spring’ life and encourage you to make the changes required to support healthy mind and body wellness through exploring mood, food and activation.

Week 1 – Introduction to mood and food Relationship

Week 2 – How food affects the primary and secondary brain (the gut) 

Week 3 – 95% of serotonin is produced in the ‘GUT’ – what foods enhance and block the production of serotonin 

Week 4 – Benefits of activation in the production of ‘happy neurotransmitters’

Week 5 – Tracking change – Let’s get motivated and get go’in

Week 6 – Food, Mood, Exercise