Member Status: Accredited
Member No: RG00P02
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 & ExperienceI 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 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
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Bereavement / Loss
- Cultural issues
- Eating disorders
- Illness and dying
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Sexuality Identity
- Languages Spoken