10-Week Online MBSR Foundations

(October 6 to December 8, 2022)

This online program is an interactive and rigorous professional training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).  The successful completion of this 10-Week Online MBSR Foundations Training is recognized and acknowledged by the Mindfulness Center, School of Public Health, at Brown University.   It is one part of “MBSR Teacher Training Level 1”, which is on the training pathway for becoming a recognized MBSR Teacher.  At the end of Foundations Training you will be able to lead 90-minute mindfulness workshops.

This program also offers 63.50 Continuing Education (CE) credit hours approved by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). 

This online training is facilitated by Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat.  Kasim is a Registered Psychologist in BC, and Certified MBSR Teacher through University of Massachusetts Medical Center and the Mindfulness Center at Brown University.  Kasim is a licensed and authorized MBSR Teacher Trainer through Brown University.

Kasim is the founder of Center For Mindfulness Canada, North Vancouver.  He has  completed a six-month meditation retreat in silence in Southeast Asia and presented a TEDx talk about entitled “How mindfulness meditation redefines pain, happiness & satisfaction”.

For more details about the training including the free Teacher Training Information Sessions, and listing of the pre-requisites for the program, please visit, or

Contact Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat at 604-771-0579 or