How do I become a mindfulness cognitive therapist?
- Advanced degree in mental health-related field (e.g., psychology, social work or counseling)
- Prior training in Vipassana or Insight Meditation and a personal commitment to and established daily meditation practice.
- Familiarity with cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.
Is mindfulness-based cognitive therapy CBT? Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, known as MBCT, is a newer form of CBT that also incorporates meditation, breathing exercises, and other elements of mindfulness into therapy.
How much does MBCT cost? From a healthcare perspective, MBCT costs an average of $4,590.79 per patient for 1.18 QALYs while ADM costs $5,591.32 per patient for 1.10 QALYs. The incremental cost difference was $1,000.53 for 0.08 additional QALY gain over 24 months.
Is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Effective? Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy appears efficacious as a treatment for relapse prevention for those with recurrent depression, particularly those with more pronounced residual symptoms. Recommendations are made concerning how future trials can address remaining uncertainties and improve the rigor of the field.