Mindfulness-Based (MBCT) Counselling in Kirkcaldy

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Tina MacDonald Counselling
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Kirkcaldy KY1  (Online Only)
A member of the Mindfulness Association of Scotland I can offer grounding and breathing techniques.
Working online UK wide I offer honest open counselling. A client who is looking for a 1 off session or a long term approach can find in our work a place to express their concerns and find it treated sensitively. I have experience of a range of counselling wants and needs. Change will not happen unless change is made and together my clients and I work out what their starting point and way forward will be to achieve what they are looking for.
A member of the Mindfulness Association of Scotland I can offer grounding and breathing techniques.
Working online UK wide I offer honest open counselling. A client who is looking for a 1 off session or a long term approach can find in our work a place to express their concerns and find it treated sensitively. I have experience of a range of counselling wants and needs. Change will not happen unless change is made and together my clients and I work out what their starting point and way forward will be to achieve what they are looking for.
01592 805661 View 01592 805661
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Mary Henderson Mind Therapies
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Kirkcaldy KY1
My firm belief is that the first meeting is vital to building a good rapport and I pride myself on supporting my clients on their initial phone call, our first meeting and continuing throughout therapy. This allows the person to feel safe, secure and relaxed, whilst exploring their issues from past and/or present. Exploring past or present traumatic events in a clients life is my speciality however some clients may not want to explore past trauma, then the clients choice is ultimately important & respected. Clients are at the heart of every session and have the right to explore where they feel comfortable.
My firm belief is that the first meeting is vital to building a good rapport and I pride myself on supporting my clients on their initial phone call, our first meeting and continuing throughout therapy. This allows the person to feel safe, secure and relaxed, whilst exploring their issues from past and/or present. Exploring past or present traumatic events in a clients life is my speciality however some clients may not want to explore past trauma, then the clients choice is ultimately important & respected. Clients are at the heart of every session and have the right to explore where they feel comfortable.
01592 806017 View 01592 806017
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Dr Kathryn Quinn
Psychologist, PsychD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Kirkcaldy KY1
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a proven track record of clinical effectiveness. I run an established and successful private practice, and offer a choice of both online or face-to-face appointments ensuring that my client's needs are at the forefront of all that I do. If you would like to discuss your situation further, or book an initial consultation, I would be delighted to hear from you.
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a proven track record of clinical effectiveness. I run an established and successful private practice, and offer a choice of both online or face-to-face appointments ensuring that my client's needs are at the forefront of all that I do. If you would like to discuss your situation further, or book an initial consultation, I would be delighted to hear from you.
01383 665671 View 01383 665671
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Charlene Todd
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Kirkcaldy KY15
I understand the nature of suffering and the pain this brings to people’s lives. No matter what’s going on and what has brought you to this point, please know that with support, these elements can be healed and even transformed. You may be facing a variety of issues, such as loss, grief, stress, Trauma, Addiction, shame Anxiety, low self-esteem, behavioral difficulties, obsessive thoughts, and loneliness. Together, we can work on strategies and techniques that can ease your symptoms by allowing you to address the root causes of pain, work through any uncertainties, find meaning and build a purposeful life.
I understand the nature of suffering and the pain this brings to people’s lives. No matter what’s going on and what has brought you to this point, please know that with support, these elements can be healed and even transformed. You may be facing a variety of issues, such as loss, grief, stress, Trauma, Addiction, shame Anxiety, low self-esteem, behavioral difficulties, obsessive thoughts, and loneliness. Together, we can work on strategies and techniques that can ease your symptoms by allowing you to address the root causes of pain, work through any uncertainties, find meaning and build a purposeful life.
01592 808598 View 01592 808598
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Stephen Balfour
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kirkcaldy KY1  (Online Only)
Life can be difficult and painful at times and we could all benefit from a safe space to make sense of and process difficult emotions, develop our resilience and coping strategies. I am a qualified CBT Counsellor but can also call upon skills and experience I have gained through additional training in clinical hypnotherapy, life coaching and person-centred counselling.
Life can be difficult and painful at times and we could all benefit from a safe space to make sense of and process difficult emotions, develop our resilience and coping strategies. I am a qualified CBT Counsellor but can also call upon skills and experience I have gained through additional training in clinical hypnotherapy, life coaching and person-centred counselling.
01259 235995 View 01259 235995

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Dr Samantha Baradhi
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Cupar KY14
Samantha has training and experience in several core psychological modalities; cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), trauma-focused CBT, EMDR, schema therapy, systemic couple/family therapy, person-centred and mindfulness.
Dr Samantha Baradhi (CPsychol) is a Chartered and HCPC Registered Psychologist and COSRT Accredited Psychosexual Therapist offering psychological therapy and psychosexual therapy to adults, couples and young people above 14 years. As a counselling psychologist her approach is relational and attachment focused. A thorough psychological assessment, a humanistic stance and in-depth formulation underpin the therapy relationship, whilst an integration of therapeutic models allows Samantha to work with each individual's specific needs and goals. She has been established here at The Broughty Practice, Dundee since 2006.
Samantha has training and experience in several core psychological modalities; cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), trauma-focused CBT, EMDR, schema therapy, systemic couple/family therapy, person-centred and mindfulness.
Dr Samantha Baradhi (CPsychol) is a Chartered and HCPC Registered Psychologist and COSRT Accredited Psychosexual Therapist offering psychological therapy and psychosexual therapy to adults, couples and young people above 14 years. As a counselling psychologist her approach is relational and attachment focused. A thorough psychological assessment, a humanistic stance and in-depth formulation underpin the therapy relationship, whilst an integration of therapeutic models allows Samantha to work with each individual's specific needs and goals. She has been established here at The Broughty Practice, Dundee since 2006.
01382 933250 View 01382 933250
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Kirsty McLean
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Cupar KY15  (Online Only)
Hi I am a chartered Counselling Psychologist with extensive experience in the Adult Mental Health field. I help clients struggling with their mental, emotional and/or physical health. If you are feeling distressed, overwhelmed and want to be free from chains of your past so you can live life to your full potential, then I can help you become unstuck and move forward. If you are ready to embark on a journey of self discovery and do the inner work necessary so that you can improve your health and wellbeing and start to live your life with more joy, meaning, and purpose, then let's connect !
Hi I am a chartered Counselling Psychologist with extensive experience in the Adult Mental Health field. I help clients struggling with their mental, emotional and/or physical health. If you are feeling distressed, overwhelmed and want to be free from chains of your past so you can live life to your full potential, then I can help you become unstuck and move forward. If you are ready to embark on a journey of self discovery and do the inner work necessary so that you can improve your health and wellbeing and start to live your life with more joy, meaning, and purpose, then let's connect !
01592 407476 View 01592 407476
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Clare Fisher
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Cupar KY15
I am a down to earth, friendly and caring qualified pluralistic Psychotherapist. I want to work with you to support you to find solutions to your problems and work with you to reach your goals. In our sessions I will listen, I will talk but I will not judge. I will use my skills to support you, empower you and help you to become the resilient authentic person that you know you can be. You may want only one session or you can book as many as you feel is necessary. 45min Sessions £50 book http://www.empower-counselling.online/ I offer online, in person and email Psychotherapy.
I am a down to earth, friendly and caring qualified pluralistic Psychotherapist. I want to work with you to support you to find solutions to your problems and work with you to reach your goals. In our sessions I will listen, I will talk but I will not judge. I will use my skills to support you, empower you and help you to become the resilient authentic person that you know you can be. You may want only one session or you can book as many as you feel is necessary. 45min Sessions £50 book http://www.empower-counselling.online/ I offer online, in person and email Psychotherapy.
01334 237746 View 01334 237746
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Sinead Braiden
Psychotherapist, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified Verified
Lochgelly KY5  (Online Only)
I work with complex trauma, usually originating in childhood and often manifesting later in life as anxiety, low mood, body image issues or disordered eating, addictions and/or difficulties in managing relationships and setting healthy boundaries. Clients can safely explore, express and understand in context how their early abusive or neglectful life experiences are impacting on them now.
I work with complex trauma, usually originating in childhood and often manifesting later in life as anxiety, low mood, body image issues or disordered eating, addictions and/or difficulties in managing relationships and setting healthy boundaries. Clients can safely explore, express and understand in context how their early abusive or neglectful life experiences are impacting on them now.
01592 407459 View 01592 407459
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Vikki Carson
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Cardenden KY5
Is daily life a struggle? Do you constantly feel like you are walking through quick sand and feel bogged down by your own thoughts and worries? Have you developed unhealthy coping behaviours that are no longer serving you well? Would you like support to be able to look at yourself from a different perspective and move forward with your goals?
Is daily life a struggle? Do you constantly feel like you are walking through quick sand and feel bogged down by your own thoughts and worries? Have you developed unhealthy coping behaviours that are no longer serving you well? Would you like support to be able to look at yourself from a different perspective and move forward with your goals?
01592 407486 View 01592 407486
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Integrative Mind Therapies
Psychotherapist, MA, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Lochgelly KY5
I am an integrative counsellor, I specialise in many mental health conditions and use wide range of tools along with my experience to support a person to understand and overcome their challenges in life. This support can help them to strive to reach their goals and true potential. I work with many modalities of therapy to help the client understand their presenting and past issues. This can be effective to overcome those challenges.
I am an integrative counsellor, I specialise in many mental health conditions and use wide range of tools along with my experience to support a person to understand and overcome their challenges in life. This support can help them to strive to reach their goals and true potential. I work with many modalities of therapy to help the client understand their presenting and past issues. This can be effective to overcome those challenges.
07481 338539 View 07481 338539

Online Therapists

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Fiona Masson - Anxiety Specialist, CBT, SFBT
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Edinburgh EH6  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I am a qualified CBT and Solution Focused Therapist, incorporating coaching skills, mindfulness, guided imagery and relaxation.
My clients range from those experiencing low level worry and anxiety to more debilitating feelings of panic and fear (including panic attacks). I provide a blended approach of CBT and Solution Focused Therapy and will teach you the best tools and strategies to get you through this difficult time and out the other side. I also include a Coaching element, as good therapy is not just about moving away from problems, it is also about building a better future. Let's face it - life is too short to waste it lying awake at 3am worrying! It's time to take action.
I am a qualified CBT and Solution Focused Therapist, incorporating coaching skills, mindfulness, guided imagery and relaxation.
My clients range from those experiencing low level worry and anxiety to more debilitating feelings of panic and fear (including panic attacks). I provide a blended approach of CBT and Solution Focused Therapy and will teach you the best tools and strategies to get you through this difficult time and out the other side. I also include a Coaching element, as good therapy is not just about moving away from problems, it is also about building a better future. Let's face it - life is too short to waste it lying awake at 3am worrying! It's time to take action.
0131 381 5595 View 0131 381 5595
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Arise Psychology
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Glasgow G12
I work with adults and draw upon a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches in a way that is flexible and integrative (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, as well as Systemic and Person-centred approaches).
Meeting challenges along life’s journey– no matter who we are or what stage we are at– is part of what makes us human. It is at difficult times like these when seeking some professional support can help us along our way. I am an experienced and empathetic Clinical Psychologist, I’ve worked with many individuals at points in their life when they are experiencing emotional distress or just need a safe space of their own to work through their difficulties. I’ve witnessed positive change and growth with many of the clients I have worked with and believe that a safe, empowering and positive therapeutic relationship is key.
I work with adults and draw upon a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches in a way that is flexible and integrative (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, as well as Systemic and Person-centred approaches).
Meeting challenges along life’s journey– no matter who we are or what stage we are at– is part of what makes us human. It is at difficult times like these when seeking some professional support can help us along our way. I am an experienced and empathetic Clinical Psychologist, I’ve worked with many individuals at points in their life when they are experiencing emotional distress or just need a safe space of their own to work through their difficulties. I’ve witnessed positive change and growth with many of the clients I have worked with and believe that a safe, empowering and positive therapeutic relationship is key.
0141 673 5432 View 0141 673 5432
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Tracy Williams Therapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Edinburgh EH1
I offer a wide variety of services including individual counselling and psychotherapy, couples therapy, teens and young adults counselling, family counselling, online therapy, mindfulness education, substance misuse and behavioural addictions therapy, support for family and friends and corporate mindfulness.
I have an open, friendly and supportive manner, backed by my academic qualifications and many years of experience. I am trained in clinical psychology and holds both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in this area. I hold an MSc in Marriage, Family and Child Counselling. I also holds professional qualifications, and am highly experienced in working with alcohol and drug abuse. In addition I am a visiting lecturer for PhD students completing their final year at Glasgow's Caledonian University, and delivers mindfulness training to individuals, groups and businesses. ​
I offer a wide variety of services including individual counselling and psychotherapy, couples therapy, teens and young adults counselling, family counselling, online therapy, mindfulness education, substance misuse and behavioural addictions therapy, support for family and friends and corporate mindfulness.
I have an open, friendly and supportive manner, backed by my academic qualifications and many years of experience. I am trained in clinical psychology and holds both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in this area. I hold an MSc in Marriage, Family and Child Counselling. I also holds professional qualifications, and am highly experienced in working with alcohol and drug abuse. In addition I am a visiting lecturer for PhD students completing their final year at Glasgow's Caledonian University, and delivers mindfulness training to individuals, groups and businesses. ​
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Dr Emma Williams (EmPsych Ltd)
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Edinburgh EH2  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I am trained and a variety of psychological therapies including Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Mindfulness and Medical Hypnosis.
Hi! I'm Dr Emma Williams, Clinical Psychologist and Director of EmPsych limited. People come to me for therapy for help to manage a range of emotional and physical difficulties. I specialise in trauma therapy, adjustment to physical health difficulties, adjustment to and rehabilitation from neurological conditions including Functional Neurological Disorder (FND).
I am trained and a variety of psychological therapies including Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Mindfulness and Medical Hypnosis.
Hi! I'm Dr Emma Williams, Clinical Psychologist and Director of EmPsych limited. People come to me for therapy for help to manage a range of emotional and physical difficulties. I specialise in trauma therapy, adjustment to physical health difficulties, adjustment to and rehabilitation from neurological conditions including Functional Neurological Disorder (FND).
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Barbara MacDonald
Counsellor, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
Glasgow G61
I have a background in mindfulness and find that this calming approach works well within therapy.
I am a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist based in the Glasgow area. I offer sessions using a collaborative approach in a confidential, compassionate environment to support you through a difficult time in your life. CBT is a talking therapy that uses a range of methods, including psycho-education, to increase your awareness of the issue and to develop the skills to change your thinking and behaviour, enabling real life changes. I believe that working together is the key to success and throughout our journey we will focus on your goals and aspirations in order to find solutions that will enable you to move forward.
I have a background in mindfulness and find that this calming approach works well within therapy.
I am a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist based in the Glasgow area. I offer sessions using a collaborative approach in a confidential, compassionate environment to support you through a difficult time in your life. CBT is a talking therapy that uses a range of methods, including psycho-education, to increase your awareness of the issue and to develop the skills to change your thinking and behaviour, enabling real life changes. I believe that working together is the key to success and throughout our journey we will focus on your goals and aspirations in order to find solutions that will enable you to move forward.
0141 483 7887 View 0141 483 7887
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Pauline Bell
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Edinburgh EH3
I work with people for both short & long-term therapy & use a range of approaches including person-centred therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based approaches.
I work with individuals (16+) experiencing a range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, trauma, life-transitions & relationship difficulties. Whatever your concerns, I believe that therapy can be an important tool in helping us to understand our thoughts, feelings, choices & experiences better. When we can do this, we are better equipped to make the choices that are right for us and to live in more satisfying ways. If you are struggling with something in your life, talking it through in a confidential space with a trained and experienced listener can help make sense of problems, offer new perspectives & clarify choices.
I work with people for both short & long-term therapy & use a range of approaches including person-centred therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based approaches.
I work with individuals (16+) experiencing a range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, trauma, life-transitions & relationship difficulties. Whatever your concerns, I believe that therapy can be an important tool in helping us to understand our thoughts, feelings, choices & experiences better. When we can do this, we are better equipped to make the choices that are right for us and to live in more satisfying ways. If you are struggling with something in your life, talking it through in a confidential space with a trained and experienced listener can help make sense of problems, offer new perspectives & clarify choices.
0131 378 8335 View 0131 378 8335
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Kelly Combe
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Loanhead EH20
I work with a person centered approach as well as including elements of CBT, mindfulness, Hypnotherapy, relaxation techniques and Aromatherapy treatments.
I believe that it's important for an individual to find the right counsellor, as one counsellors method may not suit all. I therefore offer my initial consultation at a reduced rate. The initial consultation is not only an opportunity for the counsellors to find out more about the client but also for the client to find out more about the counsellor, giving both the opportunity to discover if a suitable rapport can be built, creating an appropriate environment for counselling to take place.
I work with a person centered approach as well as including elements of CBT, mindfulness, Hypnotherapy, relaxation techniques and Aromatherapy treatments.
I believe that it's important for an individual to find the right counsellor, as one counsellors method may not suit all. I therefore offer my initial consultation at a reduced rate. The initial consultation is not only an opportunity for the counsellors to find out more about the client but also for the client to find out more about the counsellor, giving both the opportunity to discover if a suitable rapport can be built, creating an appropriate environment for counselling to take place.
01968 700122 View 01968 700122
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All Seasons Therapy
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Renfrew PA4
Having gone through some of my own personal struggles, I know how important it is to have someone listen. To be able to vocalise your thoughts without any fear of judgment. Sometimes it can feel like the end of the road with no-where else to turn. It can feel like there is no hope left. Negative thoughts seem to go round and round in your head. This is the time to reach out and let someone help you. I aim to provide a safe and confidential space to work through issues and will use other evidenced based therapeutic approaches to suit individual needs, such as compassion focused therapy and mindfulness. ​
Having gone through some of my own personal struggles, I know how important it is to have someone listen. To be able to vocalise your thoughts without any fear of judgment. Sometimes it can feel like the end of the road with no-where else to turn. It can feel like there is no hope left. Negative thoughts seem to go round and round in your head. This is the time to reach out and let someone help you. I aim to provide a safe and confidential space to work through issues and will use other evidenced based therapeutic approaches to suit individual needs, such as compassion focused therapy and mindfulness. ​
0141 673 7989 View 0141 673 7989
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Liezl Laidlaw
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Jedburgh TD8  (Online Only)
Mindfulness gives us ways to be present and compassionate to what is happening, so we can make effective changes.
Are you an ADHDer or do you suspect you might be? Do you want to explore the value of accessing a diagnosis? How are you negotiating a world that is not set up for ADHDers? Perhaps you're feeling 'less than' others and left behind as those around you forge ahead in their careers, studies and relationships. Maybe you're losing sleep, coping in unhelpful or addictive ways, or perhaps you just can't stop the busyness in your brain. Your circumstances and background have shaped your life and you have not had much choice in that. Now it's time to learn new ways to approach your difficulties, to take charge of what comes next.
Mindfulness gives us ways to be present and compassionate to what is happening, so we can make effective changes.
Are you an ADHDer or do you suspect you might be? Do you want to explore the value of accessing a diagnosis? How are you negotiating a world that is not set up for ADHDers? Perhaps you're feeling 'less than' others and left behind as those around you forge ahead in their careers, studies and relationships. Maybe you're losing sleep, coping in unhelpful or addictive ways, or perhaps you just can't stop the busyness in your brain. Your circumstances and background have shaped your life and you have not had much choice in that. Now it's time to learn new ways to approach your difficulties, to take charge of what comes next.
01835 340145 View 01835 340145

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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT) Counsellors

How does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy work?

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy originated in the work of John Kabat-Zinn of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He developed mindfulness-based stress reduction, which is a technique found in yoga and meditation. MBCT is a combination of this type of stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy; it essentially quiets emotional distress through mindfulness, utilizing proper breathing and meditation. These techniques aim to bring the individual into the present moment when in a state of distress.

When do I know if I need treatment with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy?

If an individual’s mind is filled with emotional distress and general negativity, the person may feel trapped. A mindfulness-based cognitive therapist can help a person change their thinking patterns as well as their behaviour through calm acceptance and compassion. This therapy can provide an individual with the coping skills needed for a healthier and more constructive life.

What should I expect from mindfulness-based cognitive therapy?

This therapy often takes place in group sessions. A therapist will work with the group as well as with each individual. Meditation and breathing exercises are core practices that aim to invite inquiry and discovery into a person’s troubled mental state. The objective is to identify and lessen negative thoughts and behaviours and move toward optimal health and productivity. The individual will see life in a more realistic way. This therapy is supportive, accepting, and warm.

Is mindfulness-based cognitive therapy effective?

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is evidence-based and effective. One study found that people with major depressive disorder have benefitted from this type of therapy; the person accepts their distressed thoughts and also moves into healthier patterns of thinking. This therapy also aims to move an individual away from automatic negative responses. This type of therapy can bring a person lifelong change, with higher levels of satisfaction, less stress, as well as positive emotional and behavioural habits.