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Autumn 2014: 8-Week MBCT Course – Birmingham

8-Week Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

September 2014:

Harborne, Birmingham, West Midlands

Harborne Complementary Health Clinic
321 Harborne Lane
Harborne, West Midlands
B17 0NT

Start: 10/09/2014 19:30 PM
End : 29/10/2014 21:30 PM

Solihull, West Midlands

Women’s Institute
745 Warwick Road
Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3DG

Start: 09/09/2014 19:30 PM
End : 28/10/2014 21:30 PM

October 2014:

Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

The Sydni Centre
Cottage Square, Sydenham,
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
CV31 1PT

Start: 27/10/2014 18:30 PM
End : 15/12/2014 20:30 PM

This is a structured group program that teaches you the principles of mindfulness and provides practical and theoretical, secular learning experience for personal development.

Space is strictly limited and advance booking is required. Each class is two hours and includes all materials including handbook and guided meditation audio mp3s for home practice.

Cost: Early bird £200.00 (ends 31/07/2014) Full price £250.00 – some concessionary places available for those on low income and benefits (contact to discuss).


About the MBCT course:

Objective is to teach mindfulness based principles and to help participants develop their practice and a different way of relating to sensations, thoughts, feelings specifically, mindful acceptance and acknowledgement of unwanted feelings and thoughts rather thank habitual, automatic, pre-programmed routines that tend to perpetuate difficulties. This will help participants to choose the most skillful response to any unpleasant thoughts, feelings or situation that they meet.

Each week has a theme based on the MBCT curriculum content, including: What is autopilot and how to switch to being mode, dealing with barriers, the problem with problem solving, staying present, allowing / letting be, thoughts are not facts, how to best take care of yourself and using what has been learned to deal with future moods.

About the teacher:

Brenda Bentley is a certified to teach Mindfulness Based courses and is a therapist in private practice specializing in overcoming anxiety disorders. She has been practicing mindfulness for over seven years both personally and in one to one treatment with clients.Our courses meet the requirements by the Good Practice Guidance for Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses published by the UK Network of Mindfulness-Based Teacher Trainers.

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