Course description

Centre for Mindfulness Research & Practice

MINDFULNESS One-to-One

A 3-Day Training Course

 

Bringing mindfulness skills

into working with individuals

 

Who is the course for?

  • Those who work one-to-one, such as coaches, therapists, yoga teachers, physiotherapists, nurses, complementary therapists, teachers, carers, community health workers, etc.,
  • including those who want to explore the relevance of mindfulness in their personal relationships, whether work-related or not, and
  • who have completed an 8-week MBSR, MBCT or similar course and have an established on-going mindfulness practice.

If you are not sure whether this course is right for you, please contact us to discuss your interest and experience.

 

What does the course entail?

This workshop will be taught experientially, with a focus on developing and reflecting on a personal mindfulness meditation practice as the basis for how we relate to others. We will explore the importance of awareness of our internal process in developing awareness of the relational process between practitioner and client or between any two individuals.

The course will include:

  • mindfulness practices: the basis for cultivating the ability to embody mindfulness.
  • origins and theoretical bases of mindfulness: including the theories and attitudinal foundations behind mindfulness.
  • mindful 'presence' in working and personal relationships: experiencing and practising how mindful awareness and embodiment can enhance the relationship process and support the ability to be fully present with another.
  • mindfulness and self-care: how mindfulness practice can support us in dealing skilfully with difficulties both in our life and work.
  • ways to bring mindfulness into your work and life: this course is not about learning how to teach the 8-week course to individuals, but instead is about exploring the various ways mindfulness skills, practices and approaches can be used within your work with individuals and in your daily interactions with others.

The trainer will integrate relevant theory and context on the use of mindfulness in one-to-one work within the experiential training process. Time will be given to meditation practice, silent reflective time and to exploring together in dialogue in small and large groups as we learn through our individual and collective experience.

The intention is to create an open, spacious learning environment, which will encourage and support spontaneity and creativity.

 

For further details contact Frances Hooton on 01248  382498, f.hooton@bangor.ac.uk

All CMRP Alumni are welcome to join our alumni association. Please visit http://www.friendsofbangor.website/ for further information.