Schedule an Appointment

631-656-0472

 

Contact The Stress Reduction Center


Office Hours:
Monday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Some Saturdays: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Phone: 631-656-0472

Address:
1727 Veteran's Memorial Highway (Rt. 454), Suite 300
Islandia, NY 11749

 

Ask the Doctor

Follow us on:

Welcome to The Long Island Center for Mindfulness 

at Long Island Behavioral Medicine, PC

Utilizing an integrative model to improve health and well-being.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses and professional training.

 

Meditation has been hailed as the #1 Health Booster!

The Long Island Center for Mindfulness at LIBM now offers the eight week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn that has been featured in countless media segments and in hundreds of scientific journals.

Physicians refer individuals to the MBSR course because it has been shown to reduce anxiety and depression, improve coping with chronic illness and pain, improve health, and increase a sense of well-being.  

Research shows that physicians, mental health care providers, and other health health care providers who complete the course have an increased sense of well-being, reduced rates of burn-out, and improved communication with patients.

Businesspeople, athletes, and entertainers tout its benefits which include stress reduction, improved memory and concentration, and improved performance.

Call our offices at 631-656-0472 or use the email contact form on the right to register for our next FREE information session.

MBSR Fall 2016 - Free Information Sessions

Wednesday September 21, 7:00-9:00 PM

Friday September 23, 9:30-11:30 AM

At the free session you will meet the instructor, learn about MBSR, and get a first-hand experience in mindfulness meditation so that you can decide whether the course is right for you. Continuing Education (CE) credits available for Mental Health Care Providers.

Space is limited and sessions fill quickly,

register early to guarantee your place! 

Click here for information on class format and dates.

 

Click below to watch the 60 Minutes episode where Anderson Cooper interviews Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and explores mindfulness and its benefits.

 

*******

To date, over 30,000 people have completed the eight-week MBSR course developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn over 30 years ago with over 700 hospitals worldwide offering MBSR to patients as well as health care providers.

Over three decades of published research shows that people who completed the MBSR course reported lasting improvement in both physical and psychological symptoms from conditions such as:

  • migraine headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • auto-immune disorders
  • stomach/GI problems
  • obsessive thinking
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • hostility

Participants completing the MBSR course also reported:

  • an increased ability to relax
  • improved concentration
  • more effective coping with both short-term and long term stress
  • greater energy and enthusiasm for life
  • improved confidence and self-esteem

Recent research also shows that mindfulness meditation may improve brain function.

On Jan 31, 2014, The MBSR course offered at The Long Island Center for Mindfulness at LIBM was featured on Channel 12 Long Island Naturally.

Click here to watch the segment.

 

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a way of learning to relate directly to whatever is happening in your life. It is a way of taking charge of your life by learning to consciously and systematically work with your thoughts, feelings, stressors, pain, and even illness.

What is Mindfulness? >>
 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

If you would like to learn ways to reduce your stress and discover a deeper sense of peace of mind and if you are willing to actively engage in your own health and well-being, the Stress Reduction Center at Long Island Behavioral Medicine (LIBM) can help.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) >>
 

About Long Island Behavioral Medicine, PC

Long Island Behavioral Medicine is a psychiatric medicine practice that specializes in the care and treatment of emergency responders, physicians and other healthcare professionals and their families.

About LIBM >>
 

 

FREE Introduction to Mindfulness session on:

  • Wednesday Sept 21, 7-9 PM
  • Friday Sept 23, 9:30-11:30 AM

Morning and evening 8 week MBSR courses offered!

Friday mornings, 9:30-12 Noon
(Sept 30 to Nov 18)

Wednesday evenings, 7-9:30 PM
(Sept 28 to Nov 16)

For information and to register for the free session, call our offices or use the email form below.

Space is limited. Contact us soon to guarantee your place!

Continuing Education (CE) Credits available to Mental Health Care Providers
Contact us for information.

We look forward to seeing you!

Click here for course details


Click here to learn about our teachers

 

Contact us today for additional information and to inquire about our free orientation at

631-656-0472

or fill out the form below and
we will contact you.


All form submissions are
encrypted for your protection.

 

Contact The Stress Reduction Center

Phone:
631-656-0472

Address:
1727 Veteran's Memorial Highway (Rt. 454), Suite 300
Islandia, NY 11749

Get directions to
The Stress Reduction Center >>

Office hours:
Monday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Some Saturdays: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Located in Western Suffolk County. Our Office Serves Long Island NY, Suffolk County NY, Western Suffolk NY, North Shore NY, South Shore NY, Islandia