About The IMA

The Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches (IMA) is an educational institute committed to providing high-quality training in mindfulness-based programs (MBPs) for professionals in the fields of health care, mental health, education, social work, human resources and other related areas.

The high level of professionalism and experience of the institute’s teaching staff is a highlight of its programs.
The IMA´s faculty includes some of Europe’s leading researchers, teachers and innovators as well as guest teachers from the USA and other parts of the world. All our faculty members have a personal mindfulness practice extending over many years as well as extensive professional experience in the integration of mindfulness-based programs in their respective fields.

Our Offerings

The IMA offers many different programs of professional development.

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Institute Leadership

Linda Lehrhaupt, PhD, is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches. She began teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in 1993.

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Institute Faculty

The faculty of the IMA embody what they offer: A high standard of professionalism and expertise and long-standing membership in an international team.

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IMA Cooperation Partners

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Interview with Linda Lehrhaupt

An Interview with Linda Lehrhaupt, PhD,
co-author of
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction:
The MBSR Program for Enhancing Health and Vitality

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