Well from Depression - 8 week MBCT course

Well from Depression (MBCT) is an 8-week mindfulness meditation course with a proven record of preventing the relapse of depression.

When Saturday 14 October at 10:00am to Saturday 2 December at 12:30pm, 2017
Where York
St Aelred's Community Centre, York

Well from Depression (MBCT) is an evidence-based and protocol driven course for those affected by a history of recurrent depression.

Depression is a condition known to have an increasing risk of relapse with each subsequent relapse. Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is recommended in the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines used by the NHS to inform which treatments to offer patients.

It has been rigorously tested and found to significantly reduce the risk of relapse in to acute Depression for those who have previously experience 3 or more episodes/relapses of Depression. This course integrates evidence-based techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Depression with Mindfulness. Group members will learn how to identify habitual patterns of thinking and behaving that can inadvertently serve to maintain low moods states. Through the practice of secular (non-religious) meditation practices, reflection, sharing observations and personal learning members will learn how to develop resilience against Depression for long-term wellbeing.The Well from Depression course is recommended for those who are currently stable, not acutely depressed and wish to significantly reduce their risk of relapse and stay well. Mindfulness has been found to have many additional benefits which can improve overall wellbeing. For more information, or to book your place, go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/york-well-from-depression-mbct-8-week-course-saturday-mornings-autumn-registration-35878974980

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