1-day Online Meditation Retreat

12 May  |  8am – 5pm  |  Online The MiCBT Interest and Research Group has been holding one-day online retreats since the lockdowns.These are peer-led retreats to deepen our practice.We meditate across the day with two sessions for discussion and reflection. Please contact the organiser for more information:

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Early bird discount ending soon!Join us for a 12-week MiCBT Foundation Course with Dr. Cayoun, specially designed for mental health therapists to learn how to successfully integrate mindfulness and CBT, expanding their therapeutic toolkit and practice. Reserve your place today!

MiCBT Resources for Iranian Therapists

Congratulations to Fateh Sohrabi on the translation and publication of both the ‘MiCBT for Well-Being and Personal Growth’ and ‘The Clinical Handbook of MiCBT!’ This comprehensive and faithful translation will be a huge support for Iranian therapists and their clients. Books can be ordered direct from the publisher Graphic Iran 95 (

NSW Health & UTS MiCBT Training for Psychologists

NSW health department Principal Clinical Psychologists Pip Bowden and Shehzi Yusaf have collaborated with Dr Alice Shires from UTS and have been successful in gaining a Cross Boundary Allied Health HETI grant with ISLHD Allied Health Services and Western Sydney LHD for an 8-week online training in Mindfulness Integrated CBT developed by Clinical Psychologist, Bruno …

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Mental Health First Aid for Meditation Teachers

Courtesy of Meditation Association Australia Many people turn to meditation when they’re in crisis. One in five Australians will experience a mental illness at some time in their lives and, in certain circumstances, meditation practice can exacerbate mental illness. In this workshop, you can learn how to: Recognise when students or clients present with a …

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Pain Coping Study

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is evaluating a psychological exercise for coping with chronic pain and are looking for volunteers to test the brief approach. What will the study involve? An initial 10-minute phone call, after which you will complete some questionnaires about your pain. Then, you will be randomly assigned to either one of …

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Mindfulness CBT Meditation

Why Meditate? The Differential Roles of Attention, Awareness and Mindfulness

By Bruno A. Cayoun, DPsych, MiCBT Institute, Hobart Australia. Over the past two decades, much has been said about the nature, mechanisms and roles of mindfulness. Yet some conceptualizations and their derived clinical packages show a noticeable lack of differentiation between mindfulness, awareness and attention. This has consequences for what is being taught to clinicians, …

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ICM Conference 2022

Join experts from scientific, spiritual and religious traditions to further our understanding of contemplative science, compassion and mindfulness. 15-18 NOV.   The scientific and scholarly study of these things are increasingly prominent in contemporary society, academia and broader discussions.  ICM Asia Pacific 2022 will bring together a wide range of people, encompassing inputs from science, …

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