The MBSR course is designed to help people develop strategies to manage stress and anxiety associated with modern living, and to promote general well-being.
The Main Instructor for these courses is University of Massachusetts Mindfulness Trained Instructor Bianca King, Psychological Counselor.
The instructors for 2023
Jean-Philippe Jacques, PharmD, PhD, certified MBSR teacher Jean-philippe has an initial training in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Biology. He did research for over 12 years before moving to medical training and Humanitarian activities. He started meditation and Taiji Quan in 1995 and instructed Taiji for many years. He started Ressource Mindfulness, as a Mindfulness Based Intervention Center in 2009 and has been a certified MBSR and MBCT instructor since 2011. Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor, MD, PhD, MBSR teacher in training Ahmad is a medical doctor and an epidemiologist. He attended an MBSR course in 2013 and since then, he has regularly participated in meditation courses, retreats and drop-in sessions, and has continued his own mindfulness practice. He started a part-time Master’s Program in Mindfulness at Bangor University in 2019 with the orientation to teach mindfulness. He would like to spread his knowledge and expertise on mindfulness.
Each course involves meeting weekly for 2.5 hours over 8 weeks, as well as an All-Day Retreat. As such, the course includes 9 sessions in total.
Each person needs to submit an Application form attend the Orientation Session and a Personal Interview before being accepted on the course.
The Orientation session gives a good introduction to mindfulness and the MBSR course.
Details and registration
Next Online MBSR group: January to March 2023, Monday from 7:00 to 9:30 pm
Detailed dates of the sessions:
February 06, 13, 27 (no session on Feb 20)
March 06, 13, 20, 27
Frequency: 8 online weekly sessions of 2.5 hours and a residential one day retreat in Geneva.
Date of the one day retreat: Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Online orientation session: Monday January 23 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.
Public: open to all, with or without previous meditation practice.
Fee: CHF 640.- (includes the 8 sessions of the program, the day of the retreat, the evaluation interview, the paper and audio documents, and access to the participants’ area of the website). Reduced rate of CHF 520.- upon request (AI, unemployment, students, etc.). Please note that some health insurance companies reimburse part of the cost of participation in an MBSR program. Registration: https://www.ressource-mindfulness.ch/programmes/mbsr-english/ Information: firstname.lastname@example.org