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Teaching Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy - Teacher Training Intensive (online)

6 day intensive online training starting Monday, April 15, 2024

Train to facilitate Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy programs in an immersive online atmosphere with guidance from skilled and experienced health care providers and mindfulness facilitators. 

This is the third module of the Centre for Mindfulness Studies’ MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program. The course is open to all MBCT facilitators-in-training who meet the prerequisites. For more details, visit the MBCT TTI webpage.

Facilitator(s): Patricia Rockman MD CCFP FCFP & Tom Heah OT Reg


Orientation Session: Monday, April 15, 2024 | 12:30pm – 2pm PT

Sessions 1 through 6, from April 18-26, 2024, from 7am – 2pm PT:
Session 1: Thursday, April 18, 2024
Session 2: Friday, April 19, 2024

Session 3: Monday, April 22, 2024
Session 4: Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Session 5: Thursday, April 25, 2024
Session 6: Friday, April 26, 2024 

Registration closes Friday April 12, 2024 at 9am PT

About the Facilitators:

Patricia Rockman MD: Patricia is the co-founder and advisor of Education and Clinical Services at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies and the developer of the MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program. She has co-authored a number of publications in the areas of mindfulness and mental health and she has been educating healthcare providers in stress reduction, CBT, and mindfulness-based practices for over 20 years. Full bio here.

Tom Heah OT: Tom is a mentor for MBCT and MBSR teachers-in-training at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies (CMS), and an MBCT teacher trainer with CMS and the China-Canada Mindfulness Association. Tom is also an advisor with the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. Tom has taught MBCT and MBSR in community mental health and to the general public for almost 18 years. Full bio here

Required Readings
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: Second Edition by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams, John Teasdale
MBCT: Embodied Presence & Inquiry in Practice by Susan Woods, Patricia Rockman, Evan Collins

Please note that some additional reading and preparation is required. It is recommended that you register 1-2 weeks in advance at which time you will receive access to the course materials.

Online Format
Please note this will be a highly interactive web-based course. Your full attention and participation will be required. For technical requirements, click here.

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