Mindfulness-Based Treatment Programs
The following are multipurpose websites that include information on treatment programs:
University Massachusetts Medical Center
MBSR: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is a therapeutic and educational program used and researched as an adjunct to the treatment of numerous medical and non-medical conditions. It was developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University Massachusetts Medical Center in the late 1970s.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
MBCT: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy is a program based on MBSR and developed by cognitive-behavioural therapists Zindel Segal, Mark Williams, and John Teasdale to prevent the relapse of depression.
UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC)
MAPs: Mindful Awareness Practices, such as for ADHD. This website is also a valuable resource for other research and training in mindfulness.
The Center for Mindful Eating
MB-EAT: Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness is a program for general well-being and for the treatment of obesity and binge eating disorders.
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a branch of cognitive-behavioural therapy that uses mindfulness and behavioural change strategies to increase psychological flexibility.
Behavioral Tech, LLC
DBT: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy was developed by Marsha M. Lineman to treat poor affective behaviour regulation, such as borderline personality disorder.
The Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies
CEB: Cultivating Emotional Balance. The Institute provides interdisciplinary research and training in emerging mindfulness programs such as CEB.
Addictive Behaviors Research Center at the University of Washington
MBRP: Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for alcohol and substance abuse disorders.
The Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic
MBSM: Mindfulness-Based Symptom Management.
Mindfulness and Education Websites
Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education
Association for Mindfulness in Education
Dream of the Good
Society for Research in Child Development
Other Related Websites
Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society
eMindful: Live Interactive Online Classes
Insight Meditation Society
Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy
Mind and Life Institute
Mindfulness Awareness Research Center at UCLA
Mindfulness Research Guide