Mindfulness-based treatments are helpful for people suffering from mood difficulties, anxiety, and a host of other conditions. This approach combines the ideas of cognitive therapy with meditative practices and attitudes based on the cultivation of mindfulness and acceptance.
Recent research has shown that people who have been clinically depressed three or more times in their life find that learning mindfulness-based skills help to considerably reduce their chances of depression returning. Mindfulness-based approaches have also been highly effective in the treatment of addiction, anxiety problems, and other complex behavior difficulties.
Where can mindfulness help?
- Depression and anxiety
- Food and eating issues
- Low mood and negative thoughts
- Body sensations such as weariness and sluggishness
- Attention problems
If you can relate to any of the above issues, mindfulness-based therapy may be right for you. Mindfulness-based approaches helps people separate themselves from their thoughts and moods, and teaches them how to recognize their sense of being. It also aims to give participants the necessary tools to not be controlled by their emotional experience.
Evidence indicates that mindfulness-based therapy may reduce the rate of depressive relapse by 50%. If you or someone you know may benefit from mindfulness-based therapy, please reach out.