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What is Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction?

What is Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction? Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a deeply transformative eight week course in the tradition of Jon Kabat-Zinn (Wherever you go; There you are, Full Catastrophe Living). It is an intensive, experiential training in mindfulness which will enable you to access your own inner resources to respond more effectively to …

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Mindfulness for Depression

Mindfulness for Depression  What is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy is an adapted version of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. It combines mindfulness meditation and non-judgmental awareness skills with cognitive therapy. It is most effective for those who are vulnerable to episodes of recurrent depression because it addresses processes of rumination. The tendency to get …

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CBT for Depression

CBT Therapy for Depression What is Depression? Depression can be described as a persistent feeling of unhappiness, and a loss of motivation and interest in the things in life you used to enjoy. Feeling sad and hopeless about your life situation, the future, and the world around you. It is completely normal to experience sadness …

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CBT for Low Self-Esteem

CBT for Low Self-Esteem and Self-Criticism What is Low Self-Esteem? Self-esteem can be described as the value or worth you place on yourself as a person. When you judge yourself negatively it can affect your self-esteem. Someone with low self-esteem can see themselves as ‘worthless’ or a ‘failure’ and get stuck in negative self-judgements such …

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CBT for Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety What is Social Anxiety? Social anxiety can be described as being extreme self-consciousness in social situations due to a fear of being judged or embarrassed by others. It is also known as social phobia or excessive shyness. If you are socially anxious then you might be tempted to avoid social situations. Everyone experiences …

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CBT for Panic Attacks

Panic Attacks What is a Panic Attack? A panic attack can be described as an intense and overwhelming feeling of fear that something awful is going to happen. If you have experienced a panic attack you might have thoughts such as ”What if I’m dying?’ or ‘What if I’m going crazy?’.  Symptoms of panic can …

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What is CBT Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT) Online & In-Person What is CBT? Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT) is a present-focused talking therapy supported by many years evidence-based clinical research. In CBT, we look at our problems by learning about the relationship between how we think about ourselves, our relationships with others and the world around us, and how this …

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What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a way to bring health, wellbeing and vibrancy to our lives. Through mindfulness we are wholeheartedly present and fully alive in each moment. It is a practical skill which involves consciously slowing down and being present in each moment, allowing us to accept our experience without judgement. It is a …

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