1. Mindfulness Practices: Focuses on developing present-moment awareness.

2. Cognitive Therapy: Targets changing negative thought patterns.

3. Integration: Combines mindfulness with cognitive behavioral strategies.

4. Awareness of Triggers: Identifies triggers for stress and negative emotions.

5. Skill Development: Enhances skills in managing thoughts and emotions.

6.   Prevention: Originally designed to prevent relapse in depression.

7.  Emotional Regulation: Helps individuals respond rather than react to challenging situations.

8.  Group Sessions: Often conducted in structured group settings.

9.  Home Practice: Encourages daily mindfulness exercises outside of sessions.

10. Evidence-Based: Supported by research for its effectiveness in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety..