January 29, 2018 8:00AM
In this webinar, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) will be discussed as an innovative treatment approach towards chronic pain. A step-by-step overview for delivering the 8-session MBCT program will be provided. Mindfulness meditation will be interactively taught via didactic and experiential exercises for both clinical application, and as a tool for therapist self-care and to optimize quality of life. Recently completed, on-going, and future research directions associated with MBCT for chronic pain will be discussed.
You will learn:
- The basic tenants of MBCT for chronic pain theory;
- An overview of the MBCT for chronic pain efficacy and mechanism evidence;
- The basics of how to administer a group-based MBCT intervention for people with chronic pain; and,
- How to use mindfulness as a self-care tool.