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Thu, Sep 28


Kindful Psychology Services

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group

Facilitated by Monique Mercier and Dr. Jennifer Lailey

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group

Time & Location

Sep 28, 2023, 6:00 p.m. EDT – Nov 16, 2023, 8:30 p.m. EST

Kindful Psychology Services, 8a Cumberland St N, Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4L1, Canada Suite 201

About the Event

Join Dr. Lailey and Monique Mercier for 8 Thursdays this fall for the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy training at Kindful Psychology Services downtown Port Arthur. 

MBCT is an evidence-based group therapy training for preventing depressive relapse and treating mood disorders. It reduces depression, anxiety and stress. You do not need to have depression or anxiety to benefit from MBCT.

Mindfulness is a non-judgmental way of paying attention to the present moment. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is designed to bring awareness to the habits of negative thinking that leads to depressive and stressful moments. Combined, MBCT interrupts how we usually react to situations, so we can choose to respond in more skillful ways.

Research has demonstrated MBCT is as effective as antidepressants in the prevention of depressive relapse or recurrence (Kuyken, 2008).

The group also consists of an optional half day silent meditation retreat (weekend date TBD). This is an excellent program for anyone who wants to reduce stress and improve resilience. A maximum of 16 participants will be accepted. 

Insurance receipts are provided (contact your insurer for "psychological services" coverage). Some sliding scale spots are available based on financial need. If you have NIHB or IRS funding please inquire with us directly at 807-623-3607 or


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