The Mindfulness Now programme provides a combined and wide-ranging approach to mindfulness teaching. Teachers are able to work with individuals and groups with varied requirements including assisting with physical and emotional pain, stress and anxiety, as well as developing and strengthening emotional resilience.
Mindfulness Now offers a psycho-educational fusion of mindfulness-based approaches, including the evidence-based Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). The MBCT approach offers treatment for depression, anxiety and emotional trauma. Developed by Professor Mark Williams and colleagues at the University of Oxford, it is recommended by NICE as a treatment of choice for depression.
The psycho-educational programme called Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) provides an integration of mindfulness meditation with proven psychotherapeutic approaches. Developed in 1979 by Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre – Stress Reduction Clinic it is an accessible and evidence-based approach which has been taught worldwide.
Mindfulness Now accredited teachers offer individual 1-2-1, as well as group sessions in mindfulness-based practices.