A Mindful Life - An 8 Week MBCT Class

MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy) was developed by Dr's Segal, Williams, and Teasdale to provide cost-effective, long term depression prevention. Research indicates that relapse of depression is 50% after 1 episode and 70-80% after 2 episodes. The backbone of MBCT is Mindfulness which has strong evidence based benefit for depression, anxiety, stress and pain and is being researched in areas of addiction and obesity. 

Mindfulness RVA is an unique MBCT class designed to help you develop a consistent mindfulness practice that you can sustain. Based on the scientific research, with consistent mindfulness practice you have to potential to:

  • Decrease or eliminate depression
  • Stop Panic Attacks or Ruminating Thoughts
  • Reduce Agitation and Anger
  • Decrease Stress and/or Physical Pain
  • Improve Health Outcomes
  • Develop a Sense of Calmness
  • Live a More Fulfilling, Meaningful Life!


The class is taught by myself and Rebecca McCracken, PhD. The class is Thursday evenings for 8 weeks as well as a weekend day long Practice Retreat. Features include Small Class Sizes, Facebook Group, Email Support, and access to a Google Drive Mindfulness Library. There are 3-4 classes offered per year. The class costs $450 and includes a FREE follow up program - Mindful Mondays. 

Mindful Mondays (FREE Follow Up)

MM is a FREE follow up program offered on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month to anyone who has completed the MBCT or the DBT programs offered at Discovery Counseling and Consulting. MM focuses each month on a different mindfulness technique to help deepen one's practice. Mindfulness practice topics include self-compassion, vulnerability, working with difficult emotions, relationships and communication. These are in addition to traditional concepts of meditation, Yoga, and everyday mindfulness.

For more information about MBCT Class, please email - mindfulness@rvawell.com

A Mindful Life

RVA Psychiatry and Wellness, LLC

Psychiatric medication management and coping skills that are holistic, personalized, and science based. 



RVA Psychiatry and Wellness, LLC

2901 Hungary Spring Road, Suite C
Henrico, Virginia 23228

   Phone: (804) 420-2627  Fax: (804) 509-0538