Course Application

From 1st August 2018 Bangor University will be licensing the delivery of our Continuing Personal and Professional Training programme to The Mindfulness Network. The teachers delivering the courses will remain the same after this change. This means that the operations and finances of the delivery will be hosted outside the University, but you will still be attending an event that will receive certification by the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University. If you are on the Teacher Training Pathway your learning journey will continue as planned, including the opportunity to take the Certificate of Competence within the University at the end of the pathway.

For events up to 31st July 2018 Bangor University will continue to manage the application and payment process. For events beyond this time and whilst we are in this transitional phase, you will sign up to the event using the University’s existing application process. Your application will be transferred to The Mindfulness Network who will then complete the registration and will invoice you. In due course the booking and finances will be entirely held within the Mindfulness Network. During the transitional period there may be a delay in issuing an invoice; once an invoice is received please pay promptly in order to secure your place.

For further information on this transition please read the recent blog by Rebecca Crane.

If you have any questions about this process please contact Gary Smith (

Teacher Training Retreat Level 2
07/09/2019 - 14/09/2019
Arrive 4pm on 7th, finish after lunch on 14th September 2019

Course teacher:
Rebecca Crane
Rebecca Crane, PhD, MA, PFHEA, DipCot yw Cyfarwyddwr y Ganolfan Ymchwil ac Ymarfer Ymwybyddiaeth Ofalgar ym Mhrifysgol Bangor ac mae wedi chwarae rhan flaenllaw yn ei datblygiad ers iddi gael ei sefydlu yn 2001. Cyn hynny bu'n gweithio ym maes iechyd meddwl fel Therapydd Galwedigaethol a chynghorwr integreiddiol. Mae'n dysgu ac yn hyfforddi'n rhyngwladol ym maes Therapi Wybyddol Seiliedig ar Ymwybyddiaeth Ofalgar a Lleihau Straen Seiliedig ar Ymwybyddiaeth Ofalgar (MBSR), ac mae'n athro MBSR ardystiedig gyda'r Center for Mindfulness yn Ysgol Feddygol Prifysgol Massachusetts. Mae'n Brif Gymrawd gyda'r Academi Addysg Uwch. Mae ei hymchwil yn canolbwyntio ar y ffordd y gellir trosi'r dystiolaeth ar ymyriadau seiliedig ar ymwybyddiaeth ofalgar yn ymarfer, gan ganolbwyntio'n arbennig ar ddylanwad a chywirdeb y broses addysgu. Mae wedi ysgrifennu Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: The CBT Distinctive Features Series, Routledge, 2009, ac yn gyd-awdur Mindfulness and the Transformation of Despair: Working with people at risk of suicide. Guildford Press, 2015

Rebecca Crane, PhD, MA, PFHEA, DipCot directs the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University and has played a leading role in its development since it was founded in 2001. Prior to this she worked in the mental health field as an Occupational Therapist and an integrative counsellor. She teaches and trains internationally in both Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and is a certified MBSR teacher with the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is a Principal Fellow with the Higher Education Academy. Her research focuses on how the evidence on mindfulness-based interventions can be translated into practice settings, with a particular focus on the influence and integrity of the teaching process. She has written Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: The CBT Distinctive Features Series, Routledge, 2009, and co-authored Mindfulness and the Transformation of Despair: Working with people at risk of suicide. Guildford Press, 2015

Payment information:
Where fees are due, CMRP require payment at point of registration for all events. Some of our events require an assessment process, if you meet all the event entry criteria but during our assessment we then decide that the event is not suitable for you at this time, your money will be refunded.

Course fees:
Paid for under module fee: £0.00
Subsidised Rate (see course descriptor) - does not include accommodation: £762.00
CMRP Masters student rate - does not include accommodation: £793.00
Standard Rate (see course descriptor) - does not include accommodation: £867.00

This is a residential event. This means that you will need to stay at the venue at which the event is being held for the duration of the event, which includes overnight accommodation

Venue information:
Trigonos, North Wales
Trigonos - Plas Bala Deulyn,Nantlle,Caernarfon LL54 6BW
"Set in a glorious location within the Snowdonia National Park in its own grounds on the shore of a lake and looking up to the mountains. It is deeply peaceful and inspirational to spend time in these beautiful surroundings"

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