• The Craving Mind - by Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

    What's your addiction? In this new groundbreaking book from Judson Brewer, he explores how habits are formed and how mindfulness can help conquer the most stubborn addictions. Dr. Brewer is the Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness, and a thought leader in the field of habit change. Available now on Amazon.

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  • Mindfulness Tools 2017

    'Mindfulness Tools, a 5-Day Residential Intensive Program' is based on the 8-week Stress Reduction Program, and is offered at locations worldwide for those who may not be able to participate in the traditional 8-week course.

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  • MBSR in Mind-Body Medicine

    JUNE 16 - 23: Participate in a deep immersion in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and join in a global network of healthcare professionals and educators from more than 80 countries learning to practice and integrate mindfulness into their everyday lives at work and at home.

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  • Mindful Eating - a new Course at the CFM

    An integrated approach combining short, daily mindfulness training via an app on your smartphone. Participate with weekly, in-person group learning sessions here at the Center for Mindfulness in Shrewsbury, MA.

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  • Looking for an MBSR program near you?

    Learn from the best trained, most experienced teachers. CFM certified MBSR teachers complete rigorous coursework and training in our gold-standard MBSR teacher training program. Use our new search tool to find a teacher near you.

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  • A Mindful Way Through Depression

    The Mindful Way Through Depression

    For individuals prone to depression relapse who are looking to stay well over time, MBCT, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, is clinically proven for reducing symptoms and preventing future episodes of depression. Register now for onsite and online programs beginning April 25.


Stress Reduction (MBSR)

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Oasis Professional Training and Development

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Therapeutic Neuroscience Lab

Investigating the mind to improve well being and realize human potential

Finding an MBSR Teacher

Don't live near the UMASS Center for Mindfulness? Find the best-trained, most experienced MBSR teachers worldwide with our certified MBSR Teacher Search.

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MBSR in Mind-Body Medicine

MBSR in Mind-Body Medicine

Participate in a deep immersion in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and join in a global network of healthcare professionals and educators from more than 80 countries learning to practice and integrate mindfulness into their everyday lives at work and at home.

Convergence - a 7-Day Retreat

Convergence:  a 7-Day Silent Retreat, Omega Institute, Rhinebeck NY

This retreat emphasizes working with the body, quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity, insight, and depth of practice.

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Integrating mindful practices with the science behind eating habits and weekly in-person group education

Mindful Eating: Facilitator Training and Certification with Judson Brewer

Training MBSR teachers to facilitate Mindful Eating classes.

Mindfulness Tools Petaluma

Mindfulness Tools 2016/2017

Five days of intensive MBSR training in residence, at locations in the U.S and abroad

MBCT Instructor

Break the cycle of Depression: MBCT at CFM

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) combines mindfulness meditation practices and mindful movement with elements from cognitive therapy. Now offered in 8-week sessions at the CFM.

CFM Home

Mindfulness, connections, resources

Come home to a dedicated, global online mindfulness community. Supporting mindfulness practitioners, teachers and researchers, cfmHOME hosts online resources including community discussion forums and digital media.

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Anderson Cooper reports on his journey to mindfulness

In a 2015 airing of CBS News “60 Minutes”, Cooper shares his story on learning to meditate, and the follow-up neuroscientific analysis conducted by Dr. Judson Brewer at the Center for Mindfulness.

Becoming an MBSR Teacher

Oasis Institute at the Center for Mindfulness offers world-leading programs for MBSR Teacher Education and Certification. Professionals in medicine, psychology, human services, education, business and healthcare choose Oasis for expanding their knowledge and skills.

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