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Mark Lau, PhD

Mark A. Lau, PhD, R Psych, who worked with Zindel Segal for 11 years, has 22 years experience as an internationally respected MBCT teacher, trainer and researcher. Mark is an MBCT mentor with the UCSD Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute, and is one of a handful of MBCT trainers who provide the 5-day MBCT Professional Training in North America. His academic work focuses on the mechanisms underlying MBCT’s effectiveness and evaluating effective methods of disseminating MBCT.

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Events with Mark Lau, PhD

Fostering Resilience for Health Professionals
June 7, 2020

This program will either be moved to a virtual gathering, be rescheduled to another date, or cancelled. We are currently working out all the details. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you so much for your patience, support, and understanding. Sign-up to be notified when we have more information confirmed. You may also find details on Hollyhock’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic here. This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 31.25 Mainpro+ credits. Eligible for 15.5 hours of MOCOMP Section 1 unaccredited small-group activity credits for specialist Canadian…

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT): 5-Day Professional Training
September 25, 2020

You must apply before you can register. Click here to apply.  Take your next step on the transformative journey of becoming a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) teacher. Receive a thorough grounding in the 8-session group MBCT program designed to prevent depressive relapse. Learn how to bridge the gap between the MBCT treatment manual and the moment-to-moment process of teaching therapeutic mindfulness skills in a group setting. This intensive 5-day interactive training is a mix of didactic, experiential, and small group learning. During the program, you will: experience the MBCT program as a participant role-play client-practitioner encounters in a simulated MBCT classroom receive hands-on…