Rooted in ancient tradition, the practice of mindfulness has gained significant recognition and adoption in modern psychological and therapeutic settings. It encourages a deep connection with the present moment, allowing people to observe their thoughts, emotions, and bodily sensations without getting caught up in them.
If you are facing emotional turmoil or interpersonal difficulties and are looking for an approach that will equip you with the tools to observe your emotional landscape with curiosity and kindness rather than getting overwhelmed by it, mindfulness therapy may be a powerful way to improve your mental health.
Mindfulness based cognitive therapy is an evidence-based approach that invites individuals to cultivate a heightened awareness and non-judgmental presence in their lives. Using techniques such as breathing exercises, body scanning, and mindfulness meditation, it anchors individuals in the present moment, allowing them to release the weight of negative thoughts like regrets, resentments, and anxieties. This shift in focus can free clients to gain a better understanding of their experiences, relationships, and emotions, fostering a sense of vitality and meaning in their lives.
At its core, mindfulness therapy provides individuals with an opportunity to develop a compassionate and curious relationship with themselves. By focusing on the present moment, individuals can gain insight into their thinking patterns, feeling, and behaving. This self-awareness enables them to better understand the root causes of their struggles and challenges, paving the way for increased self esteem, self compassion and transformation allowing you to be your true self.
In the therapy room, we witness the profound impact of mindfulness therapy on individuals seeking personal growth and healing. It empowers people to become active agents in their own lives, developing a resilient and compassionate stance toward themselves and their relationships. By embracing mindfulness, individuals can embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery, fostering a greater sense of self-acceptance, fulfillment, and connection in the process. Mindfulness based stress reduction can also aid in managing your day to day interactions, reducing reactivity and cultivating more compassionate and authentic connections with others.
Mindfulness therapy can be used alongside other approaches, such as cognitive behavioural therapy and solution focused therapy, to help clients improve their mental health in a wide variety of different ways. Mindfulness therapy can be effective in helping to treat:
At One Life, mindfulness therapy is an approach that our highly qualified and experienced counsellors often integrate into their sessions with clients. The benefits of learning to practice mindfulness techniques are far-reaching and impactful. To learn more about mindfulness therapy or to book an appointment at One Life Counselling & Coaching and begin your mental health journey, reach out to us directly today.
If being able to use your insurance benefits is an important factor in your selection, our team would be happy to recommend one of our therapists who's services are covered by most insurance plans. Please be sure to confirm in advance if insurance coverage is preferred.
Our standard fees are aligned with the recommended fee schedule from the Psychologist’s Association of Alberta. However, we offer the added value of 60-minute sessions in contrast to the recommended 50-minute session for this fee.
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