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Publications with Members of the CMRP Team



Crane, R.S., Kuyken, W. (2019) The Mindfulness-Based Interventions: Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI:TAC): reflections on implementation and development, Current Opinion in Psychology, 28:6–10,

Crane, R.S. (2019) Intervention Integrity in Mindfulness-Based Research: strengthening a key aspect of methodological rigor, Current Opinion in Psychology, 28:1–5,

Rycroft-Malone J, Gradinger F, Owen Griffiths H, Anderson, R., Crane, R.S., Gibson, A., Mercer, S.W., Kuyken, W. (2019) ‘Mind the gaps’: the accessibility and implementation of an effective depression relapse prevention programme in UK NHS services: learning from mindfulness-based cognitive therapy through a mixed methods study. BMJ Open, doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2018-026244

Griffith, G.M., Hastings, R.P., Williams, J., Jones, R.S.P., Roberts, J., Crane, R.S., Snowden, H, Bryning, L., Hoare, Z., & Edwards, R.T. (2019). Mixed experiences of a mindfulness-informed intervention: Voices from people with intellectual disabilities, their supporters, and therapists. Mindfulness, Online First, (IF3.69)

Michalak, J., Crane, C., Germer, C.K., Gold, E., Heidenreich, T., Mander, J., Meibert, P., Segal, Z.J., (2019) Principles for a responsible integration of mindfulness in individual therapy, Mindfulness, 10: 799.

Griffith, G. M., Bartley, T., & Crane, R. S. (2019). The Inside Out Group Model: Teaching Groups in Mindfulness-Based Programs. Mindfulness, 1-13.


Clapton, N. E., Williams, J., Griffith, G. M., & Jones, R. S. (2018). ‘Finding the person you really are… on the inside’ Compassion focused therapy for adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 22, 135-153.

Crane, R.S., Hecht, F.M. (2018), Intervention integrity in mindfulness-based research, Mindfulness, 9 (5), 1370 – 1380, 3 download

Lloyd, A., White, R., Eames, C., Crane, R. (2018). The Utility of Home-Practice in Mindfulness-Based Group Interventions: A Systematic Review. Mindfulness, DOI 10.1007/s12671-017-0813-z download

Crane, R.S., Hecht, F.M., Intervention Integrity in mindfulness-Based Research, Springer, doi: 10.1007/s12671-018-0886-3 download


Crane, R.S., Implementing Mindfulness in the Mainstream: Making the Path by Walking It, Mindfulness, doi:10.1007/s12671-016-0632-7 download

Crane, R.S., Brewer, J., Feldman, C., Kabat-Zinn, J., Santorelli, S., Williams, J.M.G. and Kuyken, W. (2017) What defines mindfulness-based programs? The warp and the weft, Psychological Medicine, pp. 1–10. doi: 10.1017/S0033291716003317. (IF6.15) Read here

Huijbers, M.J., Crane, R.S., Kuyken, W., Heijke, L., van den Hout, I., Donders, R.T., Speckens. A.E.M., (2017) Teacher Competence in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression and its Relation to Treatment Outcome. Mindfulness (IF3.69) download

Jones, L., Gold, E., Totsika, V., Hastings, R. P., Jones, M., Griffiths, A., & Silverton, S. (2017). A mindfulness parent well-being course: Evaluation of outcomes for parents of children with autism and related disabilities recruited through special schools. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1-15.

Ruijgrok-Lupton, P.E., Crane, R.S., Dorjee, D., (2017) Impact of Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training on MBSR Participant Well-Being Outcomes and Course Satisfaction download

Rycroft-Malone J, Gradinger F, Griffiths HO, Crane R, Gibson A, Mercer S, Kuyken, W (2017) Accessibility and implementation in the UK NHS services of an effective depression relapse prevention programme: learning from mindfulness-based cognitive therapy through a mixed-methods study. Health Serv Deliv Res 2017;5 (14) download


Griffith, G.M., Jones, R., Hastings, R.P., Crane, R.S., Roberts, J., Williams, J., Bryning, L., Hoare, Z., Edwards, R.T. (2016) A Feasibility Study Using Mindfulness for Anger and Aggressive Behaviour with people with Learning (Intellectual) Disabilities (UMAA-LD): study protocol. Pilot and Feasibility Studies

Griffith, G. M., Jones, R., Hastings, R. P., Crane, R. S., Roberts, J., Williams, J., Bryning, L., Hoare, Z., & Edwards, R. T. (2016). Can a mindfulness-informed intervention reduce aggressive Behaviour in people with Intellectual Disabilities? Protocol for a feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. download

Mann, J., Kuyken, W., O’Mahen, H., Ukoumunne, O., Evans, A., & Ford. T. (2016). Manual Development and Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Versus Usual Care for Parents with a History of Depression. Mindfulness 7(5), 1024–1033. DOI 10.1007/s12671-016-0543-7


Bennett, K., & Dorjee, D. (2015). The Impact of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course (MBSR) on Well-Being and Academic Attainment of Sixth-form Students. Mindfulness, 1-10. download

Barnhofer,T.,Crane,C.,Brennan,K., Duggan, D.S., Crane, R,S., Eames, C., Radford, S., Silverton, S., Fennell, M.J., Williams,J.M.G, (2015). Mindfulness based cognitive therapy(MBCT) reduces the association between depressive symptoms and suicidal cognitions in patients with a history of suicidal depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 83, 6: 1013–1020 download

Crane, R., Stanley, S., Rooney, M., Bartley, T., Cooper, L. & Mardula, J. Disciplined Improvisation: Characteristics of Inquiry in Mindfulness-Based Teaching. Mindfulness 6:1104–1114 download

Dorjee, D., Lally, N., Darrall-Rew, J., Thierry, G. (2015). Dispositional mindfulness and semantic integration of emotional words: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Neuroscience Research. download

Eames, C., Crane, R.S., Gold, E. & Pratt, S. (2015). Mindfulness-based wellbeing for socio-economically disadvantaged parents: a pre-post pilot study. Journal of Children’s Services, 10 (1), pp. 17-28. DOI: 10.1108/JCS-09-2014-0040. download

Kuyken, W., Hayes, R., Barrett, B., Byng, R., Dalgleish, T., Kessler, D., Lewis, G., Watkins, E., Brejcha, C., Cardy, J., et al (2015). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy compared with maintenance antidepressant treatment in the prevention of depressive relapse or recurrence (PREVENT): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 386(9988), 63-73.

Sanger, K. & Dorjee, D. (2015). Mindfulness training for adolescents: Mindfulness training with adolescents enhances metacognition and the inhibition of irrelevant stimuli: Evidence from event-related brain potentials download

Sanger, K. L., & Dorjee, D. (2015). Mindfulness training for adolescents: A neurodevelopmental perspective on investigating modifications in attention and emotion regulation using event-related brain potentials. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 1-16. download


Crane, C., Crane, R. S., Eames, C., Fennell, M. J., Silverton, S., Williams, J. M. G., & Barnhofer, T. (2014). The effects of amount of home meditation practice in mindfulness based cognitive therapy on hazard of relapse to depression in the staying well after depression trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 63: 17-24

Crane, R. Some Reflections on Being Good, on not Being Good and on Just Being. Mindfulness, 6:1226–1231 download

Evans, A., Crane, R., Cooper, L., Mardula, J., Wilks, J., Surawy, C., Kenny, M., & Kuyken, W. (2014) A Framework for Supervision for Mindfulness-Based Teachers: a Space for Embodied Mutual Inquiry. Mindfulness, 6:572–581 download

Ietsugu, T., Crane, C., Hackman, A., Brennan, K., Gross, M., Crane, R.S., Silverton, S., Radford, S., Eames, C., Fennell, M.J.V., Williams, J.M.G., Barnhofer, T., (2014) Gradually Getting Better: Trajectories of Change in Rumination and Anxious Worry in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Prevention of Relapse to Recurrent Depression, Mindfulness. 6: 1088-1094

Radford, S., Eames, C., Brennan, K., Lambert, G., Crane, C., Williams, J.M.G., Duggan, D. S., Barnhofer, T. (2014) Trait Mindfulness as a Limiting Factor for Residual Depressive Symptoms: An Explorative Study Using Quantile Regression. Plos One, 9:7 download

Rycroft-Malone, J., Anderson, R., Crane, R.S., Gibson, A., Gradinger, F., Owen Griffiths, H., Mercer, S., & Kuyken, W. (2014) Accessibility and implementation in UK services of an effective depression relapse prevention programme – mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT): ASPIRE study protocol. Implementation Science, 9:62 download

Tudor Edwards, R., Bryning, L., Crane, R.S., (2014) Design of Economic Evaluations of Mindfulness-Based Interventions: Ten Methodological Questions of Which to Be Mindful, Mindfulness. 6, 3:490-500 download


Crane, R.S., Eames, C., Kuyken, W., Hastings, R. P.1, Williams, J.M.G., Bartley, T., Evans, A.,Silverton, S., Soulsby, J.G., Surawy, C. (2013) Development and validation of the Mindfulness-Based Interventions – Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI:TAC), Assessment. doi: 10.1177/1073191113490790 download

Williams, J. Mark G., Crane, C., Barnhofer, T., Brennan, K., Duggan, D.S., Fennell, M.J.V., Hackmann, Krusche, A., Muse, K., Rudolf Von Rohr, I., & Shah, D., Crane, R., Eames, C., Jones, M., Radford, S., Silverton, S., Yongzhong, Sun Elaine Weatherly-Jones, Christopher J Whitaker, Russell, D. & Russell, I.T. (2013) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Preventing Relapse in Recurrent Depression: A Randomized Dismantling Trial download


Crane R.S., Kuyken, W., Williams, J. M. G., Hastings, R., Cooper, L., Fennell, M.J.V. (2012), Competence in teaching mindfulness-based courses: concepts, development, and assessment, Mindfulness 3:1-76-84, DOI: 10.1007/s12671-011-0073-2 download

Crane, R. & Kuyken, W. The implementation of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in the UK Health Service (2012). Mindfulness. DOI 10.1007/s12671-012-0121-6 ( download

Kuyken, W., Crane, R. & Dalgleish, T., (2012) Does mindfulness based cognitive therapy prevent relapse of depression? British Medical Journal 345 doi: download

Radford,S.R., Crane, R.S., Eames, C., Gold, E., Owens, G.W. (2012), The feasibility and effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for mixed diagnosis patients in primary care: a pilot study, Mental Health in Family Medicine, 9:191-200 download

Williams, J.M.G., Barnhofer, T.,Crane, C., Duggan, D., Shah, D., Brennan, K., Krusche, A., Crane,R.S., Eames, C., Jones,M., Radford,S., Russell, I.T. (2012) Pre-Adult Onset and Patterns of Suicidality in Patients with a History of Recurrent Depression, Journal of Affective Disorders, DOI: 10.1016 download


Crane, R.S., Kuyken, W., Hastings, R., Rothwell, N., Williams, J.M.G., (2010) Training teachers to deliver mindfulness-based interventions: learning from the UK experience, Mindfulness 1:74–86. DOI 10.1007/s12671-010-0010-9 download

Dorjee, D. (2010). Kinds and dimensions of mindfulness: Why it is important to distinguish them. Mindfulness, 1(3), 152-160.

Gold, E., Smith, A., Hopper, I., Herne, D., Tansey, G., and Hulland (2010) Original paper, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for Primary School Teachers, G. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Volume 19, Number 2, 184-189,DOI: 10.1007/s10826-009-9344-0. Click here for link.

Kuyken, W., Byford, S., Byng, R., Dalgleish, T., Lewis, G., Taylor, R., Watkins, E.R, Hayes, R., Lanham, P., Kessler, D., Morant, N., & Evans, A. (2010). Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial comparing mindfulness-based cognitive therapy with maintenance anti-depressant treatment in the prevention of depressive relapse/recurrence: the PREVENT trial. BMC Trials, 11, 99. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-11-99

Kuyken, W., Watkins, E., Holden, E., White, K., Taylor, R.S., Byford, S., Evans, A., Radford, S., Teasdale, J.D., Dalgleish, T., et al (2010). How does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy work?. Behav Res Ther, 48(11), 1105-1112.

J Mark G Williams, Ian T Russell, Catherine Crane, Daphne Russell, Chris J Whitaker, Danielle S Duggan, Thorsten Barnhofer, Melanie JV Fennell, Rebecca Crane, Sarah Silverton (2010) Staying well after depression: trial design and protocol, BMC Psychiatry. 2010; 10: 23. Published online 2010 March 19. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-10-23 download

Pre 2007

Crane, R. & Elias D. (2006) Being with what is - mindfulness practice for counsellors and psychotherapists, Therapy Today 17(10)31

Books and book chapters

Crane (2017) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features. Second Edition, Routledge

Williams, J.M.G., Fennell, M.J.V., Barnhofer, T., Crane, R.S., Silverton, S, (2017) Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for people at risk of suicide, Second edition, Guilford Press

Bartley, T. (2016) Mindfulness: A Kindly Approach to Being with Cancer. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell

Bartley, T. (2012) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer : Gently Turning Towards. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell

Chaskalson, M. (2011) The Mindful Workplace. Wiley-Blackwell

Crane, R., (2012) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in CBT Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy (ed Windy Dryden), Sage

Dorjee, D. (2013) Mind, Brain and the Path to Happiness: A Guide to Buddhist Mind Training and the Neuroscience of Meditation: Routledge

Kuyken, W., & Evans, A. (2014). Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Depression. In R. A. Baer (Ed) Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician’s Guide to Evidence Base and Applications (2nd edition) (pp. 29-60). London: Elsevier.

Mardula, J. & Larkin, F. (2014) Mindfulness in Individual Therapy. In Dryden, W. & Reeves, A. (Eds). The Handbook for Individual Therapy, (sixth edition., Pp.445-468). London, SAGE

Silverton, S. (2012) The Mindfulness Breakthrough. London: Watkins Publishing

Web publications

Crane, R.S., Soulsby, J.G., Kuyken, W., Williams, J.M.G., Eames, C., (2017) The Bangor, Exeter & Oxford Mindfulness-Based Interventions Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC) for assessing the competence and adherence of mindfulness-based class-based teaching, Bangor University (

Implementing MBCT – a tool kit:


Crane, R.S.(2013) Competence to teach mindfulness, The Psychologist, Vol. 26, Part 2,