Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL)
A follow-up compassion training programme after a foundational course in mindfulness
Ancient wisdom and modern science confirm the beneficial effects of mindfulness and compassion. Fortunately, we can grow these qualities with practice, which is perhaps what the world needs more than ever.
MBCL is a compassion training programme, developed by the Dutch psychiatrist-psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher and trainer Erik van den Brink and the Dutch meditation teacher and mindfulness teacher and trainer Frits Koster.
It is recommended as a follow-up course after participating in a foundational course in mindfulness and helps to deepen the healing effects of mindfulness with exercises for cultivating compassion for yourself, others and the planet at large.
MBCL welcomes people in all their diversity and not exclude anyone on the basis of their gender, or their ethnic, cultural or religious background.
With the call for compassion becoming ever louder in the world, we are pleased that EAMBA European Associations for Mindfulness officially acknowledges Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL) as a Mindfulness-Based Programme (MBP), according to internationally...
I love the international MBCL courses, where people meet online in an eco-friendly way. It opens ways of cultivating compassion towards ourselves, each other, and the world at large. Meeting mindfully and heartfully with people from diverse backgrounds, we can reach...
What a wonderful adventure we started some 15 years ago, when Frits Koster and I began to develop Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL). On this beautiful path we reached another milestone this year. We feel thrilled that the boards of two leading Mindfulness...