The OMC provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Fake it ‘til you make it in classroom Mindfulness Teaching!
Dr Chris O’Neill, Psychologist with forty years’ experience of working in schools, and one of the architects of mindfulness training in schools “Dot b” cirriculum, gives some advice on teaching Mindfulness in the classroomRead More
Mindful Organisations – Developing Flourishing Workplaces.
A commentry on mindful organisations by Professor Michael WestRead More
MYRIAD project team completes major milestone of trial recruitment
A University of Oxford team based in the Department of Psychiatry has reached a major milestone in the timeline of a long-term project which will examine whether mindfulness in schools can improve adolescents’ mental health and resilience.Read More
“I am in control of my thoughts, they don’t control me”
Karen Wyn Griffith, who took one of our MBCT courses recently, describes the impact it has had on her.Read More