Origin of MINDFULGym
What is MINDFULGym?
MINDFULGym is a stress reduction and wellness program developed by the consultant psychiatrist and mindfulness-based therapist Dr. Phang Cheng Kar (M.D.). It's based on ancient spiritual wisdom and state-of-the-art scientific research in mindfulness, cognitive behavior therapy, and positive psychology.
MINDFULGym is similar to the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) programs developed in the United States and the United Kingdom respectively.
Customized for the multiethnic Malaysian community and supported by 8 local scientific research, MINDFULGym is the most evidence-based and leading mindfulness program in Malaysia.
The program has been shown to reduce psychological distress and improve emotional well-being among medical students, nurses, school teachers, patients with anxiety and/or depressive disorders, cancer patients, parents of children with autism, and general adults in the community.