Depression, Brain Injury and Mindfulness

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Earlier today one of my colleagues posted a blog on this site about the application of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in the treatment of depression for people with brain injuries. I wanted to provide some greater detail and information about the presentation made by Dr. Michel Bedard of Lakehead University at the Congress of the European Psychiatric Association for readers of Neuroblog.

Click here to read the summary article in Medscape.

 

About Rolf Gainer Ph.D.

Dr. Rolf Gainer is the founder of the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma as well as the Neurological Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario, in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Gainer is a psychologist with more than twenty-five years of experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of individuals with brain injuries and a dual diagnosis. Dr. Gainer has designed and operated innovative rehabilitation programs in the United States and Canada for individuals who have been regarded as difficult to serve. He is currently involved in conducting two outcome studies related to the long-term issues faced by individuals with brain injuries and a dual diagnosis. He has presented papers throughout the United States and Canada in many professional conferences and educational forums.

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