Developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in the 1970s by Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction uses a combination of mindfulness, body awareness, meditation and yoga to help people become more mindful. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is a behavioral medicine program designed to assist people with a variety of stress and health-related issues. Mindfulness-based interventions have now been extensively researched in over 3000 publications, including nearly 100 randomized controlled trials, and have been found to be effective in helping people with a wide variety of physical and psychological conditions.
Mindful Self-Compassion™ (MSC) Is an empirically-supported 8-week program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. It combines mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our capacity for emotional well-being.