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Dr. Brenda Butterfield, MBSR Instructor & Mental Health Therapist

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Next 8-week MBSR class starts April 21 in Redmond 
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Dr. Brenda S. Butterfield, EdD, MSW, LMHC offers compassionate counseling, professional development training, and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes to help individuals and families better cope with life’s challenges.

She also provides services designed specifically for professional caregivers (such as mental health therapists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and other health care providers) including consulting, mentoring, therapy and clinical supervision as well professional development workshops and retreats to help them practice essential care for themselves.

In therapy, Dr. Butterfield specializes in working with clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, chronic pain, ADHD, bipolar disorder, academic underperformance, substance abuse disorders, and more. In Dr. Butterfield’s therapy practice, professional development trainings, and MBSR classes, she applies a holistic approach to best meet each client’s needs, with the goal of achieving optimal functioning of the mind, body, and soul.

She has over 30 years of experience working with people in the US and internationally. Clients, mental health professionals, and educators alike actively recommend Dr. Butterfield because of her caring, cooperative and professional approach. Located in Redmond, she proudly serves clients from across Seattle and the Eastside.

Learn more about Therapy services or the upcoming MBSR class »

Dr. Butterfield’s Psychology Today profile »

Podcast Appearances

Anatomy of Marriage Podcast: Self-Care, Mindfulness, and Stress Reduction »

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Dr. Frank Wen Podcast: Can Mindfulness Help Me With Pain? »

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Read Dr. Wen’s blog post on Can Mindfulness Help Me With Pain? 


MBSR Videos

Dr. Brenda Butterfield shares Developing a Mindful Practice:

What is Mindfulness?

About MBSR Research:

Upcoming MBSR classes »