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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)


MBSR uses meditation as the cornerstone for alleviating symptoms that are aggravated by stress. This program was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD and is used in many hospitals and medical centers worldwide.

“MBSR is a vehicle for learning, in which you can develop the skill in facing and effectively handling the various conditions in your life.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD


Research has proven 40% – 60% measurable improvements in living and coping with:

  • Chronic pain
  • High blood pressure
  • Cancer diagnosis
  • Diabetes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Memory issues and concentration
  • Obesity and binge eating disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Heart disease
  • Trauma
  • And many other distressing disabilities

Get Started

  • To arrange individual instruction as part of therapeutic treatment, please call IMC at 707.284.9200 and ask to speak with Beverly Benoit, MFT.


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