This programme has been adapted using extracts from Kabat Zinn (1990) and Segal, Williams & Teasdale (2013). A full list of references and sources is listed below:

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990. Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain and illness. New York, NY: Delta.

Segal, Z.V., Williams, J.M.G., & Teasdale, J.D. (2013). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse (Second Edition).

London: The Guilford Press.

As well as references used from the list below:

  • Bradt, S. (2010). Wandering mind not a happy mind. Harvard Gazette.
    Chaskalson, M. (2011). “The Mindful Workplace”. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Goldstein, J. (2003). Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom. Boston & London: Shambhala Classica.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J. (1994). Wherever you go, there you are: Mindfulness meditation in everyday life. New York:Hyperion.
  • Meleo-Meyer-F., Kabat-Zinn, J. & S. Santorelli, S. (2009). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Curriculum Guide. Unpublished Manuscript.
  • McCown, D.A. Reibel, D., & Micozzi, M.S. (2011). Teaching Mindfulness: A Practical Guide for Clinicians and Educators. New York: Springer.
  • McCown, D.A. (2013). The ethical space of mindfulness in clinical practice. London & Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley.
  • Oliver, M. (2004). Wild Geese, selected poetry. England: Blockaxe Books.
  • Santorelli, S. (2000). Heal Thyself. New York: Random House.
  • U.K. Network for Mindfulness Teacher Training Organisations (2015). Good practice guidance for teaching mindfulness-based courses. Retrieved from

Other websites of interest:

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