The OMF provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.
Preventing depression with MBCT: From evidence to practice
Jo Rycroft-Malone, Professor of Implementation and Director of Research at Bangor University, and Willem Kuyken discuss the challenges that face the implementation of MBCT in the NHS, questions that were examined as part of the ASPIRE research project.Read 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
The Long View – perils and possibilities
Christina Feldman continues to discuss the challenges facing the field of mindfulness for the future, and the lessons that can be learnt from the establishment of meditative traditions in Western culture over the last 45 years, in the final part of this blog post series.Read More
Launching the Mindful Nation UK report in the Houses of Parliament
The Mindful Nation UK All-Party Parliamentary Group report launched on 20 October 2015. Journalist and Author Ed Halliwell reflects on this landmark day for the mindfulness field, offering an insight into the launch event in Westminster.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