NCM have provided training to teach MBCT and Mindfulness based supervision since 2010. As a consequence, MBCT groups are now being run throughout the region with a wide range of populations as outlined below:
Outcome measures from service user groups consistently indicate an overall improvement in symptoms with participants rating the programme as very-extremely helpful.
“I have been searching for many years for a strategy, toolkit, set of skills to help me cope with my depression. I have signed up for many courses, workshops etc and never completed any programme until now. For the first time in 25 years I feel I have the skills and strategies to live a more fulfilled life.”
“I found the skills I’ve learnt very helpful and useful and I feel its given me a base to grow my mindfulness and take control of my life again. I’ve learnt why the mind does what it does when under different pressures. This helped so much with helping me to be kind to myself and given me hope moving forward.”
The Nottingham Centre for Mindfulness (NCM) provides supervision for teachers using Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy approaches (MBCT), in clinical settings or with staff in their workplaces.
Our supervisors are trained in the use of the Mindfulness Based Interventions - Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC), which is a tool used in the field as a framework for developing skills in teaching MBCT.
Our mindfulness supervisors adhere to the national good practice guidelines for supervisors of mindfulness-based teachers: