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Mindfulness Skills for Professionals: 4-Week Course, Cardiff, May 2018

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Insole Court

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Mindfulness Skills for Professionals, 4-week course, Cardiff, May 2018

Mindfulness is a valuable workplace skill; both to support yourself but also to share with colleagues and clients. On this course you will explore what mindfulness is, the benefits and scientific theory. You will have the opportunity to experience mindfulness techniques and develop/deepen your own mindfulness practice. Finally it will be a space in which to reflect on how you might bring mindfulness into your work context and relationships.

A collaboration between Mindful Space and the Stress Resilience Partnership.

When and where is the course?

Place: Insole Court, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2LF
Trainers:Vicki Worsley and Andy Wilson
Dates: 4 Friday morning sessions; May 4, 11, 18 and 25
Times: 11.00am - 1.30pm
Fees: £75 early bird fee (before 4 April 2018), £90 full fee, Subscribing members 20% discount

What will I get out of the course?

Develop/deepen your own mindfulness practice
Learn about the theory and science of mindfulness
Develop a toolkit of mindfulness practises and techniques
Reflect on professional applications of mindfulness


What have previous students said?

‘‘I’m much more able to take a step back and choose how I respond to life’s stresses." Participant, Cardiff

“Excellent course in every way – practical, informative, gentle, well-prepared and structured.” EK, counsellor, Swansea

“The course has helped me cope with physical pain and deal with the pressure of work.” RC, Cardiff

The trainers

Vicki Worsley is an experienced meditator, counsellor, teacher and trainer. She trained in mindfulness with Jon Kabat-Zinn (USA), Thich Nhat Hanh (France) and at Bangor University. She has practised mindfulness since the mid-90s and has an MA in Buddhist Studies from Bristol University. Vicki has over 25 years’ experience as a trainer, working in businesses, universities, the British Council and her own business, Mindful Space. Through Mindful Space she has successfully trained over 700 people in the last 9 years including in the NHS, Companies House, schools, local government and universities.

Andy Wilson (MSc Counselling, Bristol; MBA, Warwick; BA, Psychology, Durham; PGCE, UWE) is a counsellor, coach and trainer based in Cardiff. He has an evidence-informed approach, in particular drawing on mindfulness-based therapy, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and Emotion-Focused Therapy (Greenberg and Elliot). Andy uses mindfulness with his clients and has been practising meditation for over 30 years.


Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at anyone who would like to deepen their understanding of mindfulness and bring mindfulness skills into their workplace.

Course content

We will draw on the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn (MBSR) and Mark Williams et al (MBCT). This practical course includes input and discussion on the theory and principles of mindfulness, mindfulness techniques and the opportunity to apply the teachings to your life and work.


Home practice

To get the most out of the course we encourage you to set up and maintain a regular mindfulness practice.

Learning Environment

A central part of the learning on this workshop will take place between students, in the group. For this learning to take place it is essential that the group environment is comfortable, friendly and supportive. We see it as a key part of our role to facilitate this environment.


Reading

We recommend: Mindfulness: A Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World (Williams), Full Catastrophe Living (Kabat-Zinn), Living Well with Pain and Illness (Burch), The Happiness Trap and ACT Made Simple (Russ Harris) and Inside This Moment: A Clinician's Guide to Promoting Radical Change Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Strosahl and Robinson).


Equipment

Please bring several cushions along to the sessions. You may also choose to invest in a proper meditation cushion and mat to support your practice.

Contact

For more information, email: andy@andy-wilson.co.uk or phone Andy on 07890391922.

FAQs

What is the refund policy?

You can cancel your registration up until the first day of the course. There is a cancellation fee of 40%. Once the course has started it's not possible to cancel your place.

Is my registration transferrable?

It's not possible to transfer this registration to another event. You will need to cancel this booking and then rebook on the new event.

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www.mindfulspace.co.uk

Vicki Worsley - 07706830313 - vicki@mindfulspace.co.uk

Mindfulness Training in Cardiff, South Wales and the UK

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