Professional Training and
Why Take a
Professional MBST Training Program?
When people come to you for
help with anxiety, stress, low moods, anger problems or stress-related
physical complaints, do you routinely affect a sharp drop in mental,
emotional and physical symptoms? Within 8-12 weeks?
Have you been looking for a
way to incorporate systematic mindfulness training into your work with
Have you been intrigued by
the evidence-based outcomes achieved by cognitive-behavioral therapies,
yet have reservations about using an
“intellectualized” approach that focuses on the
faculty of reason?
Would you like to take a
training program where you, yourself, are likely to achieve measurable
reductions in anxiety, depression, hostility, and stress related
The leading evidence-based psychotherapies
and self-help methods in today’s world have one core
quality in common – a systematic focus on home
practice of techniques learned from the therapist or educator
psychotherapies, and most Humanistic and Transpersonal psychotherapies,
focus primarily on the transformation that can occur between
practitioner and client during the therapy hour. These therapies do not
take advantage of systematic and intensive use of home practices to
foster healing, wisdom and transformation.
One key factor that Eastern spiritual
practices and cognitive-behavioral therapies have in common is an
emphasis on what one can do for oneself to foster inner transformation.
Skills Training is an approach that offers a highly effective and
integrated package of what one can do for oneself to relieve suffering
and to discover greater peace of mind, joy and enthusiasm for living.
of patients taking MBST programs, whose psychological distress (as
reported on the SCL-90R inventory) would classify them as mental health
outpatients, reported their symptoms drop to normal levels
end of the program.
MBST training program for professionals includes 10 weekly
hour sessions, one all-day Saturday, 9am - 4:30pm, and one full weekend
Sat/Sun from 9am – 5pm each day.
You will be provided with
all you need to get started in this work:
- A complete set of
hand-outs, over 60 pages, including electronic copies on CD)
- A training manual
- Summary of research and
underpinnings for the use of each of the methods used in this program
as well as their integration
- 5 home-practice CDs with
guided mindfulness and
- Measurement tools (so
you can create your own
demonstrated track record)
- Evidence, rationale,
protocol and precautions
for using these methods to help people with a variety of conditions
with chronic or life-threatening illness
$400 discount for early enrollment, 3 weeks prior to the program start
Additional financial arrangements can be made for those in need.
is a powerful, potentially life-transforming training. You will get a
taste of the methods used and the potency of
the home-practices. Even if you have years of background in meditative
and psychological growth methods, there is a likelihood you will
experience a significant improvement in
your own experience
of physical and psychological health
information call (510) 868-1629