The articles on this page are either directly about the MBI:TAC or give substantial reference to it



  • Crane, R.S., Koerbel, L., Sansom, S., Yiangou, A. (2020) Assessing Mindfulness-Based Teaching Competence: Good Practice Guidance, Global advances in Health and Medicine,
  • Crane, R.S., Hecht, F.M., Brewer, J.,  Griffith, G.M., Hartogensis, W., Koerbel, L., Moran, P.,  Sansom, S., Yiangou, A., Kuyken, W., (2020) Can We Agree What Skilled Mindfulness-Based Teaching Looks Like? Lessons From Studying the MBI:TAC, Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 0: 1–11,


  • 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, 2352-250X/ã
  • Crane, R.S. (2019) Intervention Integrity in Mindfulness-Based Research: strengthening a key aspect of methodological rigor, Current Opinion in Psychology, 28:1–5, 2352-250X



  • 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
  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

Books chapter

  • 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, Guilford
    (this book contains a chapter on the development of the MBI:TAC and a reflective chapter on the process of developing skills as a mindfulness-based teacher