CBT and Mindfulness for Depression

Instead of thinking mindfulness based intervention as a separate treatment – like Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) used in psychotherapy to prevent a relapse in clients that have recurring depressive episodes – the Beck Institute sees it as a possible strategy to use in CBT on a larger scale.

For example, a mindfulness technique that is being used to help clients cope with depression is one that encourages identifying and evaluating their beliefs about rumination. A client is asked to assess the advantages and disadvantages of rumination, then lead to learn how mindfulness can help them to disengage from rumination.

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