Upcoming Mindfulness and MBCT Groups:
MBCT Group for Adults with Anxiety and/or Depression:
This group is for adults with mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety or
who have suffered from more severe depression in the past.
** Announcement: A New eight-week MBCT group will begin on Saturday, January 26, until March 9, 2019, from 10:30-12:30 am. There are 4 spots still left. **
One individual session with Dr. Alvarado is required before starting the group. The cost for the group/class is $360 ($45 a session) and the cost of the pre-group session is $45.
If you are interested in participating in this group program call Dr. Patrice Alvarado at 571-248-2145 or email at email@example.com.
What is Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy?
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is a clinically researched therapy approach that teaches a different relationship with one's thoughts and feelings. It involves mindful awareness and self-compassion to reduce distress and increase well-being. To learn more about MBCT click here.
Who could benefit from MBCT Groups?
MBCT Groups are for adults, teens, and children who suffer emotional and physical distress related to anxiety and/or depression.
When are the sessions?
MBCT Group sessions are usually for eight weeks and the sessions are two hours long.
What is the cost?
The cost for the eight week program is $360. This may be partially covered by insurance, billed as group therapy. One individual session is required with Dr. Alvarado before starting the group.The cost for the individual pre-group session is $45 and may be covered by insurance.
MBCT Groups for Anxious Children:
These groups are for children ages nine through twelve with anxiety, may also include children with mild depression. Dates and times TBA
MBCT Groups for Teens:
These groups are for teens ages thirteen through fifteen or ages sixteen through eighteen who are stressed, anxious, or depressed. Dates and times TBA
**A Group for teens ages 15-18 will begin in the Spring, 2019. Please contact Dr. Alvarado if you are, have, or know of a teen who would be interested in attending such a group.**
If you have or know of a child or teen who could benefit from such a group call or email Dr. Alvarado and group times and dates can be solidified.