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'Nurturing Mental Health in Youth, Adults, and the Workplace'

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program for Teens (Individual)

This MBSR-T program is conducted one on one. It consists of eight 60-minute weekly sessions. Sessions can be virtual or in-person.

Program Fee:

Eight weekly payments of $130 + GST

Total = $1040 + GST

**Insurance plan coverage may be available**

For more in-depth information on the MBSR-T  program, continue scrolling down the page.

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The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program Teens (Group or School )

The MBSR-T program is designed for a group of up to 30 young individuals. It consists of either eight 90-minute weekly sessions or sixteen 45-minute weekly sessions, which is conducted in person.

Program Fee:

- Group Option 1:

  • 8 weekly sessions for: $2040 + GST

- Group Option 2: 

  • 16 weekly sessions for: $3120 + GST

**Travel expenses may occur**

For more in-depth information on the MBSR-T  program, continue scrolling down the page.

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Families Program (One Youth & Adult)

The MBSR-T program for families is designed for a one youth and adult caregiver. It consists of  eight 90-minute weekly sessions. Session can be  conducted virtually or in person.

Program Fee:

Eight weekly payments of $195 + GST

Total = $1560 + GST

(For an additional caregiver or child add $200 per)

​​**Insurance plan coverage may be available**

For more in-depth information on the MBSR-T for families  program, continue scrolling down the page.

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The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program for Teens & Families

Developed by Gina Beigle in 2004, the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-T) program is an adaptation of the established 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program for adults, initiated by Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979. It offers mindfulness training incorporating psychology, practical tools, and techniques suitable for today's adolescents. The program is beneficial for individuals aged 12 and above seeking to acquire essential life skills such as stress management, emotional regulation, confidence-building, and fostering a healthier mindset. It serves as a tailored life skills training program tailored to the contemporary needs of young individuals.

Program Highlights:

  1. ​Session One - Examining & Defining the Foundations of Stress: Intro to Mindfulness

  2. Session Two - Exploring the Effects of Stress on the Mind & Body: Starting Your Own Practice

  3. Session Three - Developing & Strengthening Mindfulness: Present Moment Awareness

  4. Session Four - Cultivating Self Care & Taking in the Good: Awareness of Pleasant Moments

  5. Session Five - Noticing, Being and Working with Thoughts: Awareness of Unpleasant Moments

  6. Session Six - Improving Awareness: Utilizing Positive Coping Strategies to Manage Life

  7. Session Seven - Cultivating Mindful Resilience: Building Mindful Relationships

  8. Session Eight - Making Mindfulness a Continuing Part of Daily Living

As a Part of the Program, You'll Receive:

  • Access to audio recordings for mindfulness practices

  • A comprehensive MBSR-T Program Guide (available in PDF or hard copy for additional cost)​​

  • Additional guidance and support, tailored to your needs

Extended Health Insurance:

Alberta Blue Cross
Alberta School Employee

Assure Chambers of Commerce

Canada Life
Equitable Life of Canada
Green Shield Canada
iA Financial Group
Manulife

Pacific Blue Cross
SunLife

**Important Notice: Please be aware that certain insurance plans may not cover counselling or mental health services, and they may not recognize the Registered Therapeutic Counsellor designation. It is important that you contact your extended health care provider to confirm if having coverage is necessary for you.

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Cancellation Policy:

Your well-being is very important to me. I understand that sometimes unexpected delays can occur, making schedule adjustments. If you need to cancel your session, I respectfully request at least 24 hours notice. Any cancellation or reschedule made less than 24 hours will result in a cancellation fee of $50. In the case of a "no show" 100% of the session cost will occur. If you are more than 15 minutes late for your session, the same cancellation fee will apply. 

Brandi Matheson

contact me

email. connect@brandimatheson.com | tel.604-309-9634

My Office Location: 32615 South Fraser Way #304, Abbotsford, BC V2T 1X8

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