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Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance Training
Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance (MBEB) is a nine-week, personal renewal program that brings together the highly effective methods of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with the latest research in emotion and empathy training, compassion and forgiveness practice.
This program teaches mindfulness skills shown to reduce stress, provides insight into emotions and how they function, and offers methods to work with difficult emotions while cultivating compassion and forgiveness for better relationships at work, home and beyond.
Concentration, Attention and Mindfulness ~ The Heart of Stress Reduction
Core MBSR Skills Cultivate Mindfulness & Awareness by:
- Developing inward-outward attention and mindfulness of body, feelings and thoughts
- Practicing mindful movement exercises to enhance sensory awareness and attention
- Cultivating a non-judgmental attitude toward the full range of experience
- Learning at-home mindfulness exercises
Awareness and Understanding of Emotions ~ The Heart of Emotional Resilience
Build Emotional IQ and Resilience by:
- Understanding the physiology of emotions and how they affect the body and mind
- Learning what emotions are and what triggers them
- Recognizing the characteristics of specific emotions and their function
- Learning practical methods for working with difficult emotions
Empathy, Compassion & Forgiveness Practices ~ The Heart of Connection
Connect to Qualities of Kindness, Compassion and Empathy by:
- Applying mindfulness training to interpersonal situations
- Developing compassion and empathy toward oneself and others
- Fostering self-acceptance and acceptance of others
- Cultivating empathy and equanimity
More About MBEB
Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance Training was developed by Margaret Cullen LMFT, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction instructor who, for twenty years, has been teaching and pioneering mindfulness programs in a variety of settings including cancer support, HIV support, obesity groups, college student groups and physician and executive groups. Ms. Cullen trained with Zindel Segal in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and in MB-Eat with Jean Kristeller, and for the past ten years has been involved in teaching and writing curricula for several research programs at UCSF. In 2008 she launched a Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance program for teachers and school administrators in Denver, Boulder, Ann Arbor and Vancouver, B.C. She has also been a facilitator of support groups for cancer patients and their loved ones for twenty years at The Cancer Support Community and is currently a senior teacher at the Center for Compassion at Stanford University, where she co-authored the Compassion Cultivation Training. A meditation practitioner for over thirty years, she is a frequent contributor to “Inquiring Mind” and is currently writing a book for New Harbinger Publications on Mindfulness and Emotions.
*Please note: MBEB is not psychotherapy and is not a substitute for counseling, mental health treatment, medical care, or substance abuse treatment.
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