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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
August 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a program that incorporates mindfulness to assist people with pain, stress, trauma and recovery. MBSR uses a combination of mindfulness meditation, body awareness, and yoga to help people become more mindful. While MBSR has its roots in spiritual teachings, the program itself is secular.
About Denise Gour:
Since 2004, Denise Gour LCSW has established several highly successful addiction recovery programs for Volunteers of America Oregon. She currently supervises the 8-week Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention course at VOA’s Women’s Residential Center. Denise is a licensed therapist, consultant and international mindfulness educator, trained by the original researchers who developed 8-week mindfulness courses for depression, stress reduction, and self-compassion. Her mindfulness courses are offered throughout the year in the Portland community.