Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (mindfulness for short) is a meditation-oriented form of cognitive behavioral therapy, which was originally used to prevent relapse in depression. Nowadays, however, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is also used for other (psychological) problems, namely anxiety problems, addiction, eating disorders, relationship problems, chronic fatigue and chronic pain.
Mindfulness is a combination of Eastern attention training and Western psychology that gives excellent results in practice. It is not for nothing that mindfulness has been the most discussed and studied form of psychotherapy in recent years. This course is not only intended as vocational training at HBO level, but you can also very well apply the knowledge you gain during your studies to yourself.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is a relatively new approach to psychotherapy within cognitive behavioral therapy and is based on teaching the skill of mindfulness. Mindfulness is basically a lifestyle of trying to live fully in the now, delaying judgments or reactions, and simply accepting life experiences.