Evaluating the effectiveness of enhancing resilience in human service professionals using a retreat-based Mindfulness with Metta Training Program: a randomised control trial.

@article{Pidgeon2014EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the effectiveness of enhancing resilience in human service professionals using a retreat-based Mindfulness with Metta Training Program: a randomised control trial.},
  author={Aileen M. Pidgeon and Lucas Ford and Frances Klaassen},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={355-64}
}
This paper explores the feasibility of a brief Mindfulness with Metta Training Program (MMTP), targeting the enhancement of mindfulness and self-compassion in a retreat format, as a means of increasing resilience in human services professionals. In this randomised control trial, 44 human services professionals were randomly allocated either to a MMTP retreat group or to a control group. Following the MMTP intervention, no significant differences between the retreat and control groups were found… CONTINUE READING
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