Colour Breathing Relaxation Technique® – UK Innovation in Mental Health & Wellbeing
A practical and vibrant mindfulness approach to relaxation…
CBRT™ (Colour Breathing® Relaxation Technique) provides both individual and group users with everything required to become relaxed naturally, using seven “Colour Breathing Disks®” each with a unique design. Being able to relax properly can enhance and benefit an individuals physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.
Colour Breathing is a simple and effective mindfulness technique, suitable for everyone – Children, Young People, Adults, Older people.
It is based on the principles of :
Using pure vibrant Colour as a focus - “Colour Breathing Disks®” - whilst Breathing naturally;
- Mindfulness - (being “alert and present in the now”);
- Positive Affirmations and Positive Thinking – The Colour Breathing technique® uses “Positive Affirmations” – words which focus on a positive feeling in the present moment - Colour Breathing Affirmation Cards are very popular with users!
- Feeling your physical Body relax in seven stages.
- Structured and guided, individual and group CBRT Relaxation Support Sessions.
CBRT™ was selected to showcase at the 2011 NHS Healthcare Innovation Expo and was said to be one of the most popular exhibits there. Mental illness is now regarded as the most common form of illness and disability and accounts for a larger share of the overall burden of disease in the UK than any other health condition. Mindfulness based techniques are frequently making the news headlines.
The Colour Breathing Disks were first invented in 1997 and extensive stages of Research and Development undertaken.
Colour Breathing provides a visually appealing range of practical products to support self care and relaxation. You can click on this link here to buy your own Colour Breathing kit online using Google checkout.
In 2004 Colour Breathing developed a two day CBRT™ Practitioner Training Programme for individuals who wish to help people relax using the CBRT system.
It is not necessary to have any background in mental health or colour to become trained in the CBRT technique.
Our recent case studies demonstrated of 85 users – 98% felt an overall improvement in their mental health and wellbeing within only two sessions.
A Cost effective Training Programme for Healthcare, Social Care and Education providers:
CBRT trained Staff with a valuable interface for Patient Care and interaction. CBRT Relaxation Support Sessions support men, women, and children, of all ages and abilities. Since 2004, CBRT have trained a wide range of Professionals in Colour Breathing : Community Mental Health Support, Counsellors, Psychologists, Midwives, Palliative Care, OTs, GPs, RCNs, Addiction, Trauma & PTSD Specialists, Carers, Teachers, SENCOs, Prison Officers, Stress Management Consultants, Complementary Health Practitioners.
For NHS Trusts and NHS CCGs – CBRT has a QIPP focused “Train the Trainer” Initiative ready – to enable a rapid national uptake and diffusion.
A form of Healthcare prevention strategy, learning to relax naturally can support many Long Term Conditions including Depression – Dementia – High blood pressure – COPD – addiction rehabilitation – pain management – PTSD – obesity.
The key components of CBRT (Mindfulness, correct breathing techniques, relaxation techniques, positive thinking, meditation, colour science) have been extensively researched worldwide. You can read about the CBRT Research Team here on our website.
Our UK office telephone number is : 01425 629602
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