Offices in Castro Valley & Pleasanton, CA

MBCT Student Portal

This is a private page for students enrolled in Rebecca’s Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy 8-week course. Here you will find handout materials and supplemental information to the course text, The Mindful Way Workbook by Teasdale, Williams and Segal.

 

Week One: Awareness and Automatic Pilot

Formal practice: The Body Scan
Informal practice: Bringing mindfulness to a routine daily activity

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Week Two: Another Way of Knowing

Formal practices: The Body Scan, and Awareness of Breath
Informal practice: Pleasant Experiences Calendar

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Week Three: Gathering the Scattered Mind

Formal practice: Mindful Movement, and The Three-Minute Breathing Space
Informal practice: Unpleasant Experiences Calendar

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Week Four: Recognizing Aversion

Formal practices: Sitting meditation, Walking meditation, and The Three-Minute Breathing Space
Informal practice: Checklist of Negative Thoughts

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Week Five: Allowing and Letting Be

Formal practices: Sitting Meditation: with a Difficulty, Walking meditation, and The Three-Minute Breathing Space, Regular and Responsive

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Week Six: Thoughts are not Facts

Formal practices: Continue with Sitting Meditation and Walking meditation, The Three-Minute Breathing Space, Regular and Responsive
Informal practice: Identifying Your Relapse Signature

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Week Seven: How Can I Best Take Care of Myself? (Kindness in Action)

Formal practices: Any of the practices learned so far, Mountain Meditation
Informal practice: Nourishing v. Depleting Activities, Activities that bring Pleasure or Mastery

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Week Eight: Putting It All Together

Formal practice: Loving-kindness Meditation
Informal practice: Personal Mindfulness Plan

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