Meditation courses and retreats:
BC Insight Meditation Society: www.bcims.org
Mountain Rain Zen Centre: www.mountainrainzen.org/
Contemplative Outreach of Greater Vancouver: cogv.org
Naqshbandi Centre: http://www.sufimeditationcenter.com/SufiprograminVancouver.html
Centre for Mindfulness Studies mindfulness based teacher training: https://www.mindfulnessstudies.com/pro-dev/
UCSD mentors, Dr. Mark Lau and Dr. Andrea Grabovac: http://mbpti.org/programs/mbct/mbct-mentorship/
UCLA Training in Mindfulness Facilitation 1-year training : http://marc.ucla.edu/2018-training-in-mindfulness-facilitation-tmf
UCSD Mindfulness Based Professional Training Institute: http://mbpti.org/
Guidelines for becoming a mindfulness-based teacher and for good practice:
UK Network for Mindfulness Based Teachers: Good practice guidelines for teaching mindfulness-based courses:
Readings and Books
Chodron, P. When things fall apart: Heart advice for difficult times, Shambala Classics, 1997.
Chozen Bays, J. How to train a wild elephant, Shambala Publications, 2011.
Feldman, C. Boundless heart: The Buddha’s path of kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity, Shambala, 2017.
Feldman, C. & Kuyken, W. Mindfulness: Ancient wisdom meets modern psychology, Guildford Press, 2019.
Gardner-Nix, J. The mindfulness solution to pain. New Harbinger, 2008.
Hanh, T.N. The miracle of mindfulness, Beacon Press, 1975.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Full Catastrophe Living. Bantam Books, 2013.
Wherever you go, there you are. Hyperion, 1993.
King, R. Mindful of race, Sounds True, 2018.
Siegel, D.J. Mindsight: the new science of personal transformation. Bantam Books, 2007 .
Smalley, S.L. and Winston, D. Fully present: The science, art and practice of mindfulness. Da Capo, 2011.
Stahl, B. and Goldstein E. A mindfulness-based stress reduction workbook. Harbinger New Press, 2009.
Treleaven, D.A. Trauma-sensitive mindfulness. 2019.
Woods, S. and Rockman, P. Mindfulness based stress reduction: Protocol, practice and teaching skills. 2021.
Williams, W., Segal, Z., Teasdale, J. and Kabat-Zinn, J. The mindful way through depression. Guilford Press, 2013.
Yang, L. Awakening Together, Wisdom Publications, 2017.
For Mindfulness Teachers
Atkinson, K. Compassionate mindful inquiry in therapeutic practice, Singing Dragon, 2020.
Bowen, S., Chawla, N. & Marlatt, G.A. Mindfulness-based relapse prevention for addictive behaviours, Guilford Press, 2011.
Brandsma, R. The mindfulness teaching guide, New Harbinger, 2017.
Chadwick, P. Person-based cognitive therapy for distressing psychosis, John Wiley, 2006.
Deckersbach, T., Holzel, B., Eisner, L., Lazar, S.W. & Nierenberg, A.A., Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder, Guilford Press, 2013.
Segal, Z.V., Williams, J.M.G., & Teasdale, J.D. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression, Guildford Press, 2013.
Woods, S.L., Rockman, P. & Collins, E. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, Context Press, 2019.
Woods, S.L., & Rockman, P. Mindfulness-based stress reduction: Protocol, practice and teaching skills, New Harbinger, 2021.