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Mindfulness Groups

Next Group Begins on June 9, 2022.

This 8-session group is an in-depth introduction to mindfulness. Mindfulness is a practice that blends ancient contemplative traditions and contemporary science to help alleviate suffering and promote wellbeing. The group integrates practices from several well researched, evidenced based programs including Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression (MBCT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC).

The objective of the group is for participants to have the time, guidance and support to cultivate a personal application and practice of mindfulness to better address mental health and physical health, relationships, stress and resilience. The group will also be trauma and multicultural informed and draw on the work of Pema Chodron, Tara Brach, and Judson Brewer (mindfulness, addictions and habits). The group will meet for 8-weekly 90-minute sessions, and will be most impactful if you can attend all sessions, but we ask that you commit to attending at least 6 sessions.

All potential participants will schedule a brief telephone consultation with Dr. Adams before the start of the group. If you are interested in the group please email schedule@rootsbehavioralhealth.com or call 512-253-7289.

Group Facilitator: Mark Adams, Ph.D. is a psychologist who began his mindfulness training and practice in 2009 when he attended a 7-day professional retreat on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York. He has since developed and deepened a personal and professional practice of mindfulness, including the development of a mindfulness program for veterans at the local VA Clinic. He also has expertise in the treatment of trauma and PTSD and has received basic training through Roots Behavioral Health in Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP). He is very enthusiastic about this unique collaboration with Roots Behavioral Health in the spirit of making these ideas and practices accessible and useful.

“Life Changing Lessons. Will return. Dr. Adams and team take you on an 8 week journey of discovery. Excellent intro to mindfulness and meditation with many avenues for inspiration and tools. I went from rarely meditating to making it a daily practice and I have this group to thank for it.”

“Perfect instructor, great co-hort and the best 90 min break for anyone in the middle of a Thursday”

“Explore different aspects of meditation and ways to practice it. Very open and easy to get into. It feels good to meditate and this group helps ease you in!”

Ready? Here's what's next.

1 - Contact Us

Give us a call or contact us through our form.

2 - Let's get to know one another

We’ll get back to you to schedule a one-hour intake evaluation.

3 - Develop a plan

From there, we’ll develop a care plan together to get you on the path to well-being.