MiCBT for Crisis Intervention, Chronic Conditions and Relapse Prevention - Singapore

  12-13-14 October 2018

  9am - 5pm


   Trainer: Bruno Cayoun

  Registration: contact Centre for Psychotherapy

  Organiser: Centre for Psychotherapy

Level of Learning Activity

No prior knowledge of mindfulness is assumed, but basic skills in cognitive and behavioural techniques are required. MiCBT is a mindfulness-based therapy specifically designed to address clinical and subclinical conditions. 

Purpose of Workshop

Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT) is an evidence-based integration of mindfulness training (in the Burmese Vipassana tradition) and CBT core principles applicable for a wide range of conditions and ages. The aim of this 1-day workshop is to introduce the application of MiCBT to address crisis, chronic conditions and to help prevent relapse in a wide range of psychological disorders. It will describe the co-emergence model of reinforcement which underpins MiCBT and expands our conventional understanding of operant conditioning. The workshop will also 3-Day Workshop introduce participants to new exposure and desensitization techniques and the transdiagnostic use of these skills across a wide range of conditions, including in the presence of complex comorbidity. This workshop will provide opportunities to practise mindfulness skills under the guidance of Dr Bruno Cayoun, an experienced teacher and principal developer of MiCBT. The 3-day workshop is a comprehensive introduction to MiCBT and can be taken independently without proceeding

Learning Objectives

Workshop content will involve practical and experiential components. You will learn:

  • Principles and skills in mindfulness practice
  • Theoretical fundamentals of mindfulness training
  • The use of mindfulness meditation to neutralise operant conditioning and improve therapeutic efficacy
  • How to engage the client in the treatment plan
  • The four stages of MiCBT 
  • The use of mindfulness-based exposure skills 
  • The use of mindfulness-based interpersonal skills
  • The use of mindfulness-based relapse prevention strategies.

Teaching Approach

The workshop will involve learning material through various modalities, including:

  • Lecture sections with power-point
  • Guided practice of mindfulness meditation
  • Role-play
  • Group discussions
  • Video demonstrations of MiCBT skills with clients during real-life therapy sessions

Register for Workshop: contact Centre for Psychotherapy

  Trainer: Dr Bruno Cayoun
  12-13-14 October 2018
  9am - 5pm
  Regular: SGD 1300/-
 Early Bird: SGD 1200/-
(book before June 30, 2018)
NB: This is a 3-day workshop