Mental Health Programs

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Mindfulness

10 Week Program

Zen stonesThe Mindfulness program teaches patients how to implement mindfulness meditation in everyday life. This allows participants to ground themselves in the present moment, to disengage from worries about the future and regrets of the past.

This program is helpful for those who experience stress and challenges in any area of their life, and is led by the talented mental health clinicians of PFHT.

Mindful meditation practice is a proven, effective treatment for conditions such as: anxiety, depression, panic disorder, chronic pain, cardiac recovery and other stress related disorders.

The program is based on John Kabat-Zinn’s work from the University of Massachusetts. It has been validated by research and is used all over the world.

The program focuses on helping participants learn to control their run away thoughts and busy mind. Participants develop the ability to quiet the body and mind. Participants report increased ability to cope with stress and an expansion of peace and joy in their lives.

The program is 10 weeks long, and meets weekly for two hours. Participants are expected to practice mindfulness meditation at home in-between sessions. Attendance for all 10 weeks is mandatory.

 

 


Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

The Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) program is designed to help people who suffer from repeat bouts of depression and chronic unhappiness and anxiety.

MBCT combines the ideas of cognitive therapy with meditative practices and attitudes based on the cultivation of mindfulness.

This program is led by the talented mental health clinicians of PFHT.

 

 


Reconnect Graduate Group

Zen Garden

This monthly drop-in group is available to anyone who has completed the 10 week Mindfulness program. This group will reinforce teachings from the Mindfulness group and will allow you to expand and further develop mindfulness and meditation practice.

Note: If you’ve graduated and provided consent for PFHT to email the Reconnect schedule to you should be receiving a bi-monthly reminder. If you are not receiving this reminder, please contact the Program Office at (705)740-8020 or CLICK HERE for email.

This group is only available to those who have completed the 10 week Mindfulness program.

 

 

 


Guided Meditations

Patients who participate in the Mindfulness or Mindfulness Based Cognitive therapy (MBCT) programs have access to the following guided meditations.

  1. Meditations for Happiness
  2. Meditations for Health