On Friday, June 22nd, Dr. Laura Chackes presented a lecture on the topic Mindfulness Based CBT at CenterPointe Hospital. Dr. Chackes presented an 8-week program that incorporates concepts of both mindfulness and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), including:
Dr. Chackes has adapted Mindfulness Based CBT to address issues related to stress, anxiety, anger and any unwanted mood states. While mindfulness and CBT are fundamentally different, when combined they compliment each other in the following ways:
For more information about The Center for Mindfulness and CBT go to: www.mindfulstl.com.