The OMF provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.
An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn (by Alice Tickell)
An interview with mindfulness expert Jon Kabat-Zinn, by Research Assistant and Project Co-ordinator Alice TickellRead More
“I am in control of my thoughts, they don’t control me”
Karen Wyn Griffith, who took one of our MBCT courses recently, describes the impact it has had on her.Read More
Consultation on NICE Guideline on Depression in Adults
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has decided to run a second consultation on its depression in adults guideline. The consultation opened on 15th May 2018 and comments will be accepted until 5pm on Tuesday 12th June 2018.Read More
Summer school offers the chance to explore how the self can become highly fragile
Summer School leaders Melanie Fennell and Mark Williams describe the content of their 2017 workshopRead More
MBCT for recurrent depression: What do we know? What does it mean? Where to next?
Catherine Crane and Zindel Segal reflect on the findings of the largest meta-analysis to date of randomised controlled trials of MBCT for relapse prevention in recurrent depression, a research paper published in JAMA Psychiatry in April 2016.Read More
MBCT: The teaching goes both ways
Willem Kuyken and Halley Cohen reflect on the story of Di Cowan, a client in an MBCT class that was part of an MBCT research trial. Di used what he learned to manage his depression, but went on to demonstrate incredible resilience, strength, and compassion in dealing with his health issues using MBCT techniques.Read More