Mark has done years of work combining the principles of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy with mindful practices into the well-known Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy 8 week course. It has been included in the NHS NICE guidelines and is increasingly used in therapeutic practice. The course presents an opportunity for participants to learn new ways of managing and preventing episodes of low mood and/or anxiety. There are other 8 week courses too, like MBSR, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.
If you would like to learn more, please visit www.mbct.co.uk which will give you details about how to find courses, books and all other material. Mark’s new book (also co-written with Danny Penman) is called Deeper Mindfulness: The New Way to Rediscover Calm in a Chaotic World (2023) -‘Proven effective at treating anxiety, stress and depression, the practices in Deeper Mindfulness offer a new and more fruitful direction for both novice and experienced meditators. It also allows the rest of us to approach life with renewed strength, vigour and equanimity.’