Past Conference: 2013

2013 conference

Below is the programme of the 2013 Mindfulness in Society Conference which was held in partnership with Breathworks.  Clicking on the event title enables you to download any available content for that workshop / presentation.  Please note, not all conference material is being shared on this website, this is dependant on the presenter / copy write issues.  What is available to download can be freely shared.

You can see photos from this conference on our flickr page here.

Day 1 – Pre Institutes – Friday 22nd March 2013
Institute 1 Building integrity: the Mindfulness-Based Interventions: Teaching Assessment Criteria with Rebecca Crane & Willem Kuyken
Institute 2 Mindfulness Supervision with Cindy Cooper and Jody Mardula
Institute 3 Mindfulness with Schools with Chris Cullen and Sarah Silverton
Institute 4 The tender gravity of kindness – Compassion and Kindness in the Breathworks Mindfulness-based approach to pain, stress and illness – Vidyamala Burch, Sona Fricker and Gary Hennessey

Day 2 – Saturday 23rd March 2013
  Morning workshops
Keynote Keynote with Shauna Shapiro – Mindfulness and Optimal Health and Human Development
Workshop 1 Understanding Mindfulness and How it Transforms Suffering – John Teasdale
Workshop 2 On-line Mindfulness training – Sona Fricker, Ola Schenstrom and Susanne Sahlen Nyberg
Workshop 3 Various research presentations

Mindfulness Toolkit for Work study (Bipolar) presented by Tamara Russell

Trait Mindfulness as a limiting factor for residual depressive symptoms: an explorative study using quantile regression presented by Sholto Radford

  Afternoon workshops
Workshop 1
Mindfulness, Depression and Suicidality – Mark Williams
Workshop 2 Mindfulness for Psychosis – Paul Chadwick
Workshop 3 Flowing breath, open mind, freedom of heart – how the breath takes a central place in the Breathworks mindfulness-based approach to pain, stress and illness – Vidyamala Burch, Sona Fricker and Gary Hennessey
Workshop 4 Various research presentations

Effectiveness of the .b Mindfulness in Schools Programme: a non-randomized controlled pilot study presented by Katherine Weare

The link between mindfulness, self-compassion and telomerase activity in psoriasis: results from a controlled MBCT trial presented by Dr Paul d’AltonBrief body-scan meditation practice improves somatosensory perceptual decision making presented by Laura Mirams

Keynote Keynote with Willem Kuyken – MBCT for Recurrent Depression. Ten years on, what have we learned and what are the next challenges?
Evening Poster presentations
Mindfulness in the classroom: a pilot study with 4 – 6 year olds presented by Lisa-Marie BerryThe class as mindful experience – the results of MindUp Program on 3rd grade students, a pilot study presented by Joana Sampaio de CarvalhoMindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for hospice staff presented by Susan ChaterMindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), perceived stress and quality of life in a Brazilian healthy sample presented by Sandra Fortes

Unanticipated change: results from a healthy group trial of a modified mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention presented by Carrie Gibbons

A qualitative study on the self-perceived effects of mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP) for substance abusers presented by Anita Harris

Is a mindfulness class appropriate as an intervention for sexual dysfunction – Mindfulness for Sex and Intimacy in Relationships (MSIR)? presented by John Helps

Mind over maternity: associations between mindfulness, mood and health behaviours during pregnancy presented by Sarah Hennelly

Treatment integrity in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: is it related to outcome? presented by Marloes Huijbers

Comparing three training programmes to be a certified mindfulness teacher: at Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) Bangor, UK, Center for Mindfulness (CFM); Worchester USA, and Breathworks Manchester, UK presented by Lill Persson Jarl

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for NHS staff who are stressed: a qualitative analysis presented by Peter Morgan

A functional contextual perspective on mindfulness-related services for people with long term health conditions presented by Lorraine Nanke

Exploring the lived experiences of females with Anorexia nervosa in a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy group presented by Palvinder Rao

Introducing mindfulness to adolescents: what we know from a developmental neuroscientific perspective presented by Kevanne Sanger

Uptake and efficacy of mindfulness activities within educational establishments in Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes presented by Jacqueline Stone

Creative approaches to mental health: a critical analysis of the mindfulness agenda in Sussex presented by Kate Spiegelhalter

Mindfulness under fire – how to become and stay mindful in turbulent organizations? presented by Lotte Svalgaard

A qualitative study of mindfulness based relapse prevention in an NHS alcohol treatment unit presented by Alistair Wilson

  Special Interest Groups

Mindfulness and Cancer – Trish Bartley

Mindfulness, Attention & Acquired Brain Injury – Frances Vaughan, Jody Mardula & Christian Salas

Bangor University’s Post-graduate Programmes in Mindfulness – David Shannon

Mindfulness and Art Therapy – Lynne Francis

Mindfulness and Individual therapy with Children and Adolescents – Eluned Gold

Day 3 – Sunday 24th March 2013
The Heart of the Matter: A Day of Mindfulness Practice and Dialogue with Jon Kabat-Zinn

Day 4 – Monday – 25th March 2013
Keynote Keynote with Jon Kabat-Zinn – Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Medicine, Psychology and Beyond:Transformation and Healing at the Confluence of Science and Dharma
  Morning workshops
Workshop 1 Measuring the cost effectiveness of mindfulness – challenges and opportunities
Rhiannon Tudor-Edwards and Lucy Bryning
Workshop 2 Mindfulness in the Workplace Symposiusm – Michael Chaskalson
ReferencesPrevalence of mindfulness activities in the United States workforce presented by David Lee
Workshop 3 Mindfulness in Higher Education – Steven Stanley, Kate Malleson & Ariana Faris
Workshop 4 Symposium on Mindful Parenting – Eluned Gold, Leah Jones, Willem Kuyken, Joanna Mann and Kathleen Restifo, Catrin Eames
Workshop 5 Connecting to our Common Humanity with Trish Bartley
Keynote Keynote with Professor Mark Williams – Mindfulness, Early Adversity and Suicidal Behaviour

Day 5 –  Post Conference InstitutesTuesday 26th March 2013
Institute 1 Implementation of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in the Health Service – Willem Kuyken, Rebecca Crane and guest speakers

Implementation of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy in Oxleas NHS Trust presented by Kim Griffiths

Mindfulness in NHS Scotland presented by Neil Rothwell and Vee Freir

Sussex Mindfulness Centre presented by Robert Marx

The Exeter Mindfulness Network evolving from University clinical research, to a partnership between a university, the NHS and a Community Interest Company presented by Alison Evans and Willem Kuyken

Institute 2 Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness – Dusana Dorjee
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