MBCT Across the Globe

There are a growing number of centres offering MBCT in the context of clinical care and research.

Mental Health Foundation – Be Mindful (United Kingdom)

Be Mindful is a campaign, by the Mental Health Foundation, raising awareness about the benefits of mindfulness. It includes video interviews with Ruby Wax, who uses mindfulness and Mark Williams explaining how Mindfulness works to help people stay well after depression.

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (United Kingdom)

A website for MBCT in the United Kingdom with complementary information to this website (MBCT North America) on books, founders, research and workshops.

Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre

Provides training in cognitive therapy, also sells resource materials. Hosts workshops in mindfulness-based approaches for therapists.

The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice

University of Wales, Bangor, UK.

A centre which carries out both introductory and advanced training in mindfulness teaching.

Provides 8-week MBCT programs (in person and by live video conference) and professional training, including certification to teach MBCT.

Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic

Provides treatment and training in mindfulness based clinical care.

Association Suisse de Psychotherapie Cognitive

(ASPCO) features both workshops and professional training in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

Site Francophone sur la Pleine Conscience (Mindfulness) en Psychothérapie

French site for Mindfulness and Psychotherapy.

Includes downloadable guided mindfulness meditations in French (mp3 format).

The Italian Institute for Mindfulness (Italy)

The Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches (Germany)

Association pour le Développement de la Mindfulness (France)

Bay Area Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression (San Franscisco)

Dr. Pierre Philippot, CatholicUniversity, Louvain, Belgium

Involved in evaluating Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for the treatment of tinnitus and also offers training in mindfulness-based clinical care.

Dr. Graham Meadows, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

Conducting a study of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and antidepressant medication for patients with recurrent depression.

Dr. Chris Walsh, private practice, Melbourne, Australia

A website listing mindfulness treatment resources in Australia.

Dr. Stuart Eisendrath, University of California, San Francisco

Involved in evaluating Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in patients with treatment resistant depression. Contact the DepressionCenter at Langley Porter.

Dr. Sarah Bowen, Pacific University, Portland, Oregon

Modified the MBCT program to develop Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictions.

Mindful Living – Micki Fine, M.Ed, private practice, Houston, Texas

Dr. Susan Evans, Weill Cornell Physicians, New York City, New York

Dr. Donald Fleck, private practice, New York City, New York

Roger Nolan, MA, private practice, South Pasadena, California

Dr. Elisha Goldstein, private practice, Los Angeles, California

Dr. Yaacov Kravitz, private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania