Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
Conditions Treated

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is used to treat the following conditions:

  • Chronic pain
  • hypertension
  • heart disease
  • cancer
  • gastrointestinal disorders
  • psychological problems such as depression, anxiety and panic disorder

MBCT can be used to help people, who have experienced depression, to prevent a relapse into depression. Depression impacts an estimated 15 million adults in the United States. Depression is a state of prolonged low mood and aversion to activity. A person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and physical well-being are affected and may include feelings of sadness, anxiety, emptiness, hopelessness, worthlessness, guilt, irritability, or restlessness.