workshop Development of novel Mindfulness-based approaches for mental health

June 9, 2022 | Development of novel Mindfulness-based approaches for mental health: From roots to the future

Mindfulness-based interventions have been successfully implemented in field of mental health. Besides the well-established program of Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), new concepts show promising results.

 

Aims

• Provide an overview on the effects of mindfulness interventions in mental health

• Present new developments in Mindfulness:

  • Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE): grounded in affective neuroscience, MORE unites complementary aspects of mindfulness training, third-wave CBT, and principles from positive psychology into an evidence-based treatment for chronic pain, addictive behavior, emotion dysregulation, and psychosomatic conditions.
     
  • Compassion-focused therapy (CFT): based on CBT buddhist philosophy and neuroscience, CFT aims to help promote mental and emotional healing and is used in anxiety, depression, shame and self-criticisms for instance
     
  • Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC): focuses on emotional resilience and is tested and implemented as self-care for (mental) health specialists and in the field of resilience.

 

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