Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Insomnia starts Sept 4 (8 sessions) - Newton

Sat Sep 04 2021 at 10:00 am to Sat Oct 23 2021 at 12:30 pm UTC+08:00

Brahm Centre @ Newton | Singapore

Brahm Centre
Publisher/HostBrahm Centre
Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Insomnia starts Sept 4 (8 sessions) - Newton Evidence-based treatment for chronic insomnia using mindfulness practices
About this Event

Mindfulness Based Therapy for Insomnia (MBTI) Program was developed at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine from a variety of resources and teachings in sleep medicine and psychological science. The mindfulness practices are based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) and the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression Program (MBCT). It consists of eight classes and a one full day retreat.

What are the expected outcomes?

  • Improve your sleep quality through reduced stress, sleeplessness, and other insomnia symptoms
  • Cultivation of greater self-awareness to bring about changes in unhealthy thoughts and behaviors surrounding sleep

Who is it for?

MBTI is designed to help individuals increase awareness of the territory of insomnia and to develop adaptive ways of working with reducing unwanted wakefulness at night. It includes specific behavioral recommendations that are designed to promote sleep regulation. Through the principles of mindfulness, attendees will learn to effectively manage the emotional reactions that commonly arise during the course of chronic insomnia.

Schedule

Dates : Every Saturday starting 4 Sept

Time : 10am-12:30pm

No of Sessions: 8 plus a full-day retreat

Full day retreat: To be advised by trainer

Course Teacher: Mindfulness Psychologist, Eric Lim

Course fee:

$550 | $110 for seniors eligible for National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy*

*NSA subsidy is for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 and above.

Course fee may be offset by ^SkillsFuture Credit (SFC). First, course participants are to make payment for the course through Brahm Centre Eventbrite page, followed by claim with SFC. Brahm Centre will reimburse the amount that is successfully claim upon receipt of the funds from SFC. More details on SFC will be provided upon registration.

Notes:

  • Please note that payments for courses are non-refundable.
  • Do ensure that you are able to attend the first session of the course before registering for the course as you will not be allowed to continue with the course should you miss the first session.
  • Request for transfers or make up-classes for selected mindfulness courses are subjected to availability and fees of $30 for transfers and $10 for make-up are applicable.

Teacher Bio

Mr Eric Lim is the Mindfulness Psychologist at Brahm Centre, a charity with over 50 staff, dedicated to promoting healthier and happier living. He also spearheads Brahm Centre's curriculum development and research on Mindfulness.

Eric has delivered over 200 mindfulness courses, talks and workshops to over 6000 individuals who span across ages (young children, teenagers, young adults, working adults, elderly) and professions from education, government, financial and social service sectors. He is the second in Singapore to be a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher, conferred by the Mindfulness Center at Brown University School of Public Health, in collaboration with UMASS Memorial Health Care’s Center for Mindfulness. He is also a certified .b and Paws b teacher from the Mindfulness in Schools Project (UK), and a MOE-registered instructor. In 2017, Mr Lim was awarded the Young Model Caregiver (Merit) Award by AWWA as well as a Social and Health Manpower Development Programme Fellowship by the Ministry of Health.

Brahm Centre's corporate clients extend across various industry sectors - from healthcare (Ministry of Health, National Health Group, SingHealth, Institute of Mental Health, Agency for Integrated Health, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Community Psychology Hub), education institutions (Ministry of Education, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Hwa Chong Institution, Raffles Institution, Nanyang Girls Secondary, St Anthony's Canossian Secondary School ) to finance (DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, Bank of Singapore and Goldman Sachs)to name a few.


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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Brahm Centre @ Newton, 47 Scotts Road, Singapore, Singapore

Tickets

SGD 110.00 to SGD 550.00

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