Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Stress, Mindfulness, Currently Offered, Chronic Pain, Physical

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. 

Note: This group is closed, once it starts, new registrations cannot join until the next offering.

Contact the facilitator for more information.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Sessions will be held via Zoom.

  • Sept 28th - Nov 16th

Wednesdays | 9:30am-12:00pm

Email Sarah to register

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.