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A pilot-test, eight week, Cognitive Based Compassion Training (CBCT) program for caregivers of children with developmental delays that is comprised of eight two-hour weekly long sessions with a certified instructor followed by a twenty minute long meditation session. Sessions will focus on developing attention and stability of mind through focused attention training; cultivating insight into the nature of mental experience; cultivating self-compassion; developing equanimity; developing appreciation and gratitude; developing affection and empathy; realizing aspirational compassion; and realizing active compassion.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Cognitive Based Compassion Training Session: Developing Attention and Stability of Mind, Cognitive Based Compassion Training Session: Cultivating Insight into the Nature of Mental Experience, Cognitive Based Compassion Training Session: Self-compassion, C
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-15T12:08:24-0400
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