Zindel Segal, co-founder of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), reflects on the future directions of MBCT as it approaches its tenth anniversary. With the establishment of reliable outcome data for the efficacy of MBCT treatment, we now need to look at the actual way in which MBCT effects these positive changes.
Clarifying mechanisms of action is of more than just academic interest, as it will likely inform the approach taken to training the next generation of MBCT practitioners. The fact that these are questions being asked shows how far we have come from the early days when MBCT was described as a form of attentional control training.
And it doesn’t stop there. Segal writes more on the use of technology to make the treatment more accessible for the benefit of many more people who need it.
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