We are a collaborative group of counselling and social work practitioners committed to providing high quality, evidence based programming health and wellness for individuals struggling with addictions issues.
Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) is an evidence-based complement to standard-of-care, 12-step-based or related aftercare programs for addictive or reactive behaviour.
This program is eight-weeks long meeting once per week and combines the tools of Relapse Prevention, Mindfulness and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) with a special focus on skills for maintaining a commitment to abstinence or harm-reduction goals with regard to substance use and related problem behaviour.
Mindfulness assists individuals to recognize and tolerate craving and urges, while CBT provides a means to identify situations and thoughts that trigger substance use or reactive problematic behaviour.
If greater well-being isn't enough of an incentive, scientists have discovered the benefits of mindfulness techniques help improve physical health in a number of ways.
In recent years, psychotherapists have turned to mindfulness meditation as an important element in the treatment of a number of problems, including:
Certificates of completion are provided and upon request, and with consent, a summary of participation and attendance can be provided to third parties.