Trauma-informed Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness meditation gets an upgrade! Philadelphia’s FIRST and ONLY Trauma-informed MBSR program: a student-centered experience, focused on fostering personal growth and healing through mindfulness.

T-MBSR advances the standard of mindfulness meditation instruction in 2 significant ways:


Research and Evidence-based

Its developers, Jessica Pavelka and Brandon Everett recognize the staggering prevalence of trauma in our nation and across the globe. Knowing the innumerable health benefits of mindfulness and meditation, we have integrated psychology, cutting edge neuroscience, group dynamics and traumatology to provide Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) safely and effectively to trauma survivors.

From the class environment, to the structure and progression of the course, to the language used in discussions and in meditation practices, T-MBSR makes every effort to provide a trauma-sensitive experience.

trauma-sensitive, culturally aware, person and student centered, community oriented, instinctual practices, movement based, inclusive, celebrates individuality