MBCL stands for Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living, which is a mindfulness-based trainingprogramme designed to support the development and training of compassion and self-compassion.
Read on to learn more about MBCL, about its content and how you can become an MBCL teacher yourself.
MBCL is a mindfulness-based 8-week programme that supports the development and training of (self-) compassion to enhance physical, emotional and relational health and wellbeing. MBCL was developed in 2007 by the psychiatrist and psychotherapist Dr. Erik van den Brink and the Vipassana teacher and psychiatric nurse Frits Koster. Both are senior trainer in MBSR & MBCT and bring in their decade-long experience.
After participating in an experiential MBCL offering you are welcome to attend the MBCL Teacher Training! Here you experience the main MBCL exercises in more depth, broaden your knowledge of the scientific foundation of compassion training and its theoretical background in western and Buddhist psychology and learn how to teach MBCL and guide the inquiry.