Mr Robert Gebka | Accredited Counsellor | Bournemouth | NCS

Mr Robert Gebka

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: RG00P02

Location: Bournemouth

My mindfulness teaching style is very light hearted and practical which also draws on my personal insights and experience. I teach mindfulness in a scientific, fun and gentle way focusing on making mindfulness practical and useful in your daily life.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    I am an Accredited Counsellor with the National Counselling Society as well as a Qualified MBSR Mindfulness Teacher with the University of California San Diego Medical School, USA. I spent 5 years in a Zen Buddhist monastery where I lived, worked and trained in mindfulness before joining the NHS. It was during this time that I was fortunate enough to meet HH the 14th Dalai Lama. I have been practicing and teaching mindfulness for over 20 years have taught over 30 MBSR Mindfulness 8-Week courses. I was commissioned to write a book called Managing Depression with Mindfulness for Dummies which serves as a support to people in recovery. I am very interested in neuroscience and have studied the neuroscience and physiology of mindfulness with Neuragy UK. I currently work in mental health for Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust. I am CRB checked and fully insured.

    I am a member of: National Counselling Society, British Neuroscience Association, Association of Contextual Behavioural Science and the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies.
  • What I can help with
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Cancer
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Relationships
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Spirituality
  • Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Mandarin
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