The OMC provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.

Mindfulness for School Teachers: Lessons from Rita, aged 87

Mindfulness for School Teachers: Lessons from Rita, aged 87

'The skills and approach that mindfulness offers helps teachers be more fully ‘present’ in the classroom, not preoccupied with other things but available to their pupils with a greater sense of awareness. We may never fully know what impact this may have on pupils but what greater gift can we give our pupils than to be fully present with them in the classroom?'

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The Oxford Mindfulness Centre in Partnership with Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre in Partnership with Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness

Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness is now providing MBCT training in partnership with the OMC

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Join us for our 2018 Summer School: Compassion in Action

Join us for our 2018 Summer School: Compassion in Action

During five days of inspiring discussion and teaching, you will update your skills and knowledge as well as deepening your mindfulness practice. Join us for our fourth annual Summer School on the theme of Compassion in Action and forge new connections with like-minded people from all over the world.

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2018 MBCT Summer School Bursary Scheme and 2018 MBCT Accessibility Fund

2018 MBCT Summer School Bursary Scheme and 2018 MBCT Accessibility Fund

We are inviting applications to our 2018 Summer School Bursary Scheme and to our 2018 MBCT Accessibility Fund.

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Celebrating Training MBCT Teachers in the NHS

Celebrating Training MBCT Teachers in the NHS

For the first time since 2004, when MBCT was first recommended by the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, there is an England-wide training programme for MBCT teachers.  This represents the realisation of a significant part of the 2015 Mindful Nation UK recommendations around health and is something we hope will be continued and scaled up in coming years. 

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Consultation on NICE Guideline on Depression in Adults

Consultation on NICE Guideline on Depression in Adults

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has decided to run a second consultation on its depression in adults guideline.  The consultation opened on 15th May 2018 and comments will be accepted until 5pm on Tuesday 12th June 2018.

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MBCT in Brazil – OMC and the Mente Aberta Centre (in English and Portuguese)

MBCT in Brazil – OMC and the Mente Aberta Centre (in English and Portuguese)

In 2017 a partnership between the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, led by Professor Willem Kuyken, and Mente Aberta Centre, led by Professor Marcelo Demarzo, was initiated with the aim of implementing and propagating the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) in Brazil.

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New Training Pathway for MBCT Teachers

New Training Pathway for MBCT Teachers

Following a review of its training offerings for aspiring MBCT teachers, the OMC has created a revised and updated training pathway.

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Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy Training in Taiwan: Cultivating a Garden 正念認知療法培訓在台灣:培育一處花園

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy Training in Taiwan: Cultivating a Garden 正念認知療法培訓在台灣:培育一處花園

Through our relationship with Mindfulness-Based Helping Association in Taiwan, the Oxford Mindfulness Centre is working to achieve its goal of training a new generation of mindfulness teachers across the world. Professors Willem Kuyken and Yen-Hui Lee reflect on offering MBCT training in Taiwan.

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Part-time Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Researcher and Trainer

Part-time Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Researcher and Trainer

Working at the University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre provides an opportunity to work in a world-class University Centre committed to preventing depression and enabling people to realise their potential through mindfulness training.

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