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The relative efficacy of mindfulness versus distraction: The moderating role of attentional bias

Shires A 1,2, Sharpe L 1, NewtonJohn TRO 2.  1 School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2 Clinical Psychology Department, Graduate School of Health, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia ABSTRACT This study investigated whether the ability to disengage quickly frompain‐related stimuli moderated the relative efficacy of a mindfulness‐based interventionversus …

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MiCBT at the IMC 2018

The International Mindfulness Conference was yet again another inspiring conference for all researchers and teachers of Mindfulness. It was a great opportunity for us to catch up. It was also an enormous honour and pleasure to have Lynette Monteiro from the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic chair our session

Study on mindfulness for chronic pain needs participants

UTS Clinical Psychology is conducting a study on the effects of mindfulness on chronic pain. One in five Australians now lives with chronic pain, a figure that increases to one in three people over the age of 65. Chronic pain is defined as any pain that lasts beyond the expected healing period. The study, led …

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Early Bird Registration closes this Friday – 16 January

14-Feb-2015: Sydney –  WORKSHOP MiCBT for Chronic Conditions, Crisis Intervention & Relapse Prevention (2 days), with Alice Shires The aim of this workshop is to introduce the integration of mindfulness training with core principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to improve ways of addressing chronic conditions, crisis and prevent relapse in a wide range of psychological disorders.  …

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Training Update – 2014

Bruno Cayoun Alice Shires Due to increasing demand, we are happy to announce further training opportunities with the MiCBT Institute for 2014. 13-Sep-2014: Melbourne –  MiCBT for Chronic Conditions, Crisis Intervention & Relapse Prevention (2 days), with Bruno Cayoun The aim of this workshop is to introduce the integration of mindfulness training with core principles of …

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