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The pandemic is worsening negative thought patterns, but with mindfulness, we can help the mind help itself

from Aileen Lalor, special to The Globe and Mail: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/article-the-pandemic-is-worsening-negative-thought-patterns-but-with/ It’s probably a bit facile to wonder why our device-dependence has increased as a result of the pandemic (one U.S. survey from last September says average daily screen time for adults has gone from four hours to six). We’re all anxious about what’s going on in the world …

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NEW! Mindfulness Meditation Retreat (for non-therapists)

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat …cultivating insight and wellbeing through guided mindfulness meditation… A residential retreat for health professionals, business and community leaders. Are you interested in developing inner resources to address stressful challenges and improving your sense of calmness and well-being? Would you like to cultivate insight and discover powerful life strategies? If so, join us …

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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 Interest Group: Working with Children and Adolescents with MiCBT

Thursday 16 August 7pm- 9pm (following the open 6pm practice session) Level 3, Suite 314, 530 Little Collins Street Melbourne AND Online (Zoom) To attend remotely on ZOOM – contact Sarah (Sally) for details: contact@melbournemindfulness.com AGENDA FORMAT: Practice session Peer supervision and support Presentation/Discussion: Working with Children and Adolescents with MiCBT Part of the Melbourne …

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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

Mindfulness-Integrated CBT (MiCBT) for Reducing Distress in Parents of Children with Intellectual Disability (ID): a Case Series

Raphaella Osborn1Mary Girgis1Stephanie Morse1Jovana Sladakovic1Ian Kneebone1Alice Shires1Seeta Durvasula2Lynette Roberts1 1 Graduate School of Health University of Technology Sydney Ultimo Australia 2 University of Sydney Sydney Australia ABSTRACT Caring fora child with an intellectual disability (ID) is associated with significantpsychological distress. Interventions include cognitive behavioural therapy(CBT) and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Mindfulness-integrated CBT(MiCBT) may offer a …

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Using MiCBT with Chronic vs Acute Conditions

Thursday 15 March 7pm- 9pm (following the open 6pm practice session) Level 3, Suite 314, 530 Little Collins Street Melbourne AND Online (Zoom) To attend remotely on ZOOM – contact Sarah (Sally) for details: contact@melbournemindfulness.com AGENDA FORMAT: Practice session Peer supervision and support Presentation or research topic Part of the Melbourne MiCBT Interest Group Meetings …

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