The Ripple Effect: The Benefits of the U-M Aphasia Program Three Decades Later

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  Client: Kevin Tholin Hometown: Kewanee, Illinois  It has been decades since Kevin Tholin attended the University of Michigan Aphasia Program — but he credits his time spent at U-M with making those years more valuable to him. “I’ve been working for 25 years or more, and without the Residential Aphasia Program, I wouldn’t have done anything,” he said. “I …

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Program

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an eight-week program in which participants meet in a group setting to learn cognitive behavioral techniques and mindfulness exercises designed to increase nonjudgmental, moment-to-moment awareness of bodily sensations, thoughts, and emotions. Participants use mindfulness to develop a new understanding and relationship with emotional and situational experiences, through using curiosity, acceptance, and compassion. The next …