Coping with Chronic Illness/Mindfullness Based Stress Reduction Group

Our Coping with Chronic Illness Group is based on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), an evidence-based intervention designed to provide skills for how to manage stress and anxiety experienced by individuals struggling with a chronic health condition (e.g., fibromyalgia, chronic pain, irritable bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, migraines etc.). The MBSR group aims to provide strategies for individuals who have tried multiple medical interventions to manage their symptoms and are feeling frustrated with their ability to function in their lives.

If you are looking to...

  • Approach your life with more composure, energy, understanding and enthusiasm.
  • Develop the ability to cope more effectively with both short-term and long-term stressful situations.
  • Enhance your ability to manage pain levels and improve functioning and engagement in your life.
  • Improve your focus, resilience and capacity to recover more quickly from challenging events.

Coping with Chronic Illness Group meets on a weekly basis for approximately 75 minutes. The CPT code for 90853 and the weekly cost is $100. Please contact the office at 410-979-2326 or email or for more information on MBSR groups.