ERIC Number: EJ838101
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
Taming the Anxious Mind: An 8-Week Mindfulness Meditation Group at a University Counseling Center
Murphy, Michael C.
Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, v21 n2 p5-13 Nov 2006
This article describes an eight-week mindfulness meditation-based group that took place at a university counseling center. The group is patterned after the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Group members are taught various mindfulness meditation techniques and are encouraged to practice them daily. The group has met with much success and it is highly valued by group members.
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Metacognition, Guidance Centers, Program Descriptions, Counseling Techniques, Stress Management, Anxiety, Counseling Effectiveness, School Counseling, Psychotherapy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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