Mindfulness, also known as mindfulness, is one of the most versatile tools in the field of therapeutic intervention. Since it has as its main purpose the way we manage our center of attention, it influences many other psychological processes of vital importance in everyday life.
In this article we will see what are the characteristics of mindfulness and how to work with it in the psychology center. BarnaPsico, the team has mindfulness experts in Les Corts (Barcelona).
How do you work with mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a set of practices and activities for individual or group use is inspired by Vipassana meditation, A thousand-year-old tradition of certain cultures of the Indian subcontinent and the Himalayas.
Mindfulness takes the elements of meditation that have to do with mindfulness management and states of consciousness, and puts them at the service of concrete and practical goals for all, separating this practice from its religious implications.
Thus, it can be said that mindfulness is designed to be able to generate concrete benefits and can be studied scientifically, rather than being tied to the moral and symbolic systems of religions such as Buddhism or Hinduism. These benefits are linked to the management of anxiety and the regulation of emotions.It can therefore be used in situations which pose a challenge or which have generated discomfort or discomfort.
BarnaPsico: Mindfulness in Les Corts to be in the present
The team at the BarnaPsico Psychology Center uses mindfulness both as part of psychotherapy in patients and in classes. Let’s see how we work in each of these areas.
Mindfulness in psychological therapy
Mindfulness is useful in dealing with different types of problems that are a cause for consultation by patients. These forms of psychological distress include anxiety disorders and stress.
In this way, the psychologists at BarnaPsico use mindfulness practices to help patients manage attentional processes. The goal is for the person’s consciousness to focus on the here and now, perceiving all sensations as they occur, and without relating them to past concerns, forward-looking obsessions, and prejudices that hold us back. would lead to rejecting elements of the present. .
So through mindfulness we learn to see the present moment from a perspective of acceptance and stress is reduced by the idea that it is just a reaction to certain stimuli, which does not have to take control of our body.
As stress and anxiety play an important role in many of the most common mental disorders and psychological dysfunctions, its use in therapy is very helpful as it allows you to deal with much of the discomfort you experience. Being in the present moment, perceiving everything from a mindset free from value judgments, allows us to give it a value in relation to what previously kept us away from happiness.
On the other hand, the therapeutic principles of mindfulness can also be applied beyond psychology practices. For example, mindfulness it is useful in the organizational and commercial context, Environments in which stress is common. It can also be used in educational settings such as schools and institutes, to help young people deal with their emotions and their response to stressful situations or when there is a lot of uncertainty.
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Another area where BarnaPsico applies Full Care is a the mindfulness courses he takes in his psychology center in Les Corts (Carrer de l’Montnegre).
One of these training options is the 6-hour Mindfulness Initiation course, spread over several one-and-a-half-hour sessions. It teaches the basics of this resource, which in different versions can be applied to oneself in everyday situations that require it, or in others in therapy, in corporate work teams or even in schools with boys and girls.
Another great option that allows you to learn more about mindfulness is the Mindfulness-MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) program, Developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and used in the field of psychotherapy and care for certain medical conditions. Throughout these courses, you learn to deal with stress, anxiety and pain.
This program includes 30 hours of training and includes various learning materials: several audio to perform exercises, a manual and a Full Attention recreation day. Each session lasts two and a half hours.
If you would like to know more about the courses taken by BarnaPsico in its center in Les Corts, or access their contact details, click here.