MWSR Open Workshop at FriendlyCare!

Stress Reduction is something we could all use more of. If you are looking for a way to make more time for yourself and learn ways to cope with stress register for our Mindfulness-Based Wellness for Stress Reduction (MWSR) workshop.


FriendlyCare Foundation, Inc. expands its network of service delivery providers for mental health and wellness of Filipinos with the first batch of selected mental health professionals who have been trained and certified in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), a proven drug-free treatment for depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. Joining Teresita Panganiban, President of FriendlyCare Foundation, Inc. (first from left) in the closing ceremonies of the three-month long project that culminated in a two-week MBCT intensive training, are Tita Ang-angco, Executive Director of the Centre for Mindfulness Studies (CMS), Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, Fidel Nemenzo, UP Diliman, Dr. Patricia Rockman, Director for Education of CMS, Chancellor Michael Tan, UP Diliman, Allison McLay and Tim Warner from CMS Team.

MANDALUYONG CITY, March 2018 — FriendlyCare Foundation, in association with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies of Toronto, Canada, has just completed the first accreditation program in the Philippines for the delivery of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).

Fil-Can Partners Pay Courtesy Visit on the Canadian Ambassador

The Centre for Mindfulness Studies Canada and FriendlyCare Foundation, Inc. paid a courtesy visit on the Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines, Honorable John Holmes to convey the upcoming intensive training certification program by the Canadian faculty from the Centre for the Filipino participants. The intensive training is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavior (MBCT) Facilitation Certification designed to capacitate the participants in facilitating Mindfulness-based Interventions (MBI) for mental health, wellness and resiliency to the Filipino communities.