Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

MBSR is for individuals experiencing stress, including stress that is a result of chronic physical and psychological conditions.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR):

What is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)?

MBSR is for individuals experiencing stress, including stress that is a result of chronic physical and psychological conditions.

How does it work?

This 8-week psycho-educational group program helps develop capacity for greater calm and teaches practical skills to manage stress. Program activities include discussion, experiential exercises, meditation, mindful movement and home practices. Options to modify movements and poses will be provided in order to meet participants needs.

Do I need to attend all of the sessions? 

This group is closed, once it begins, new members cannot join until the next offering.

How do I register?

Please contact Sarah Parkes at sacomin@sfu.ca if you are interested in participating. A meeting with Sarah is required before registering for the group. She will answer your questions and help you determine if the group is right for you. 

Spring 2022 Schedule

Sessions will be held via Zoom.

June 8 - July 27

Wednesdays 9:30am-12pm

Check out Upcoming Session for any updated times or changes to the sessions.

Upcoming Session

About the Facilitators

Sarah Parkes

Registered Clinical Counsellor 
sacomin@sfu.ca

Sarah is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a MA degree in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University. Sarah is committed to providing her clients with a collaborative, safe and nurturing space that honors their unique experiences, culture, histories, and identity. Sarah is passionate about helping her clients recognize their personal strengths, cultivate a more compassionate relationship with themselves, and develop key skills and strategies that will help them address their concerns and move towards their unique personal goals.