Mapping MBCT’s Path: Sessions Structure Part 2

Christine-Runyan
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

Key Points

  1. Session 4 of MBCT explores recognizing and understanding aversion, facilitating a mental distance between individuals and their conditions, and empowering them with choice.
  2. Session 5 focuses on embracing difficulties and cultivating presence through meditation, while Session 6 underscores detachment from thoughts, fostering a balanced relationship with them.
  3. The concluding sessions emphasize self-compassion, consolidating learned practices, and integrating mindfulness and micro-skills into daily life to manage mental health conditions.
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Session 4 - Recognizing Aversion

Session 4 explores aversion, focusing on helping individuals understand the nature of conditions such as depression and generalized anxiety. It aims to illuminate the thoughts frequently linked with these mental states. Participants complete an Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire to aid in this exploration.

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