Mindfulness for Professionals (3-day Course) 

Designed for Professionals who want to:
  1. Learn powerful scientifically-proven mindfulness techniques to help prevent work-related burnout and employee health issues.
  2. Apply learning to improve focus and performance and encourage enhanced empathy and collaboration in the workplace.

  3. Upskill* on additional tools for therapeutic intervention in order to more effectively serve your clients.

*Please note that this course does not qualify you as a Mindfulness Teacher, it is an add-on to your existing qualification.

Taking Notes
Why choose THIS course?

This course has been designed by Professionals for Professionals and offers a unique blend of evidence-based tools and science from Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).  These are taught in the context of proven principles and skills taken from the disciplines of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Positive Psychology.​

For more information on the Course Creator and Founder of Irish Mindfulness Academy, Carmel Farnan click on Meet the Team.

Presentation Skills

Mindfulness

Positive Psychology

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Course Benefits:
  • Professional Certification

  • CPD hours

  • Reduced stress, increased happiness levels, increased positivity, greater sense of well-being and decreased levels in professional burnout.

  • Enhanced concentration and memory

  • On-going support from Community of practitioners

I found this course to be very thorough and would recommend it to any professional as an essential tool to have. The implications of its use are boundless in any mental health profession.

 Miriam Murphy, Psychologist

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Course Overview:

  • The Lineage of Mindfulness - The meeting of an Eastern Spiritual Tradition with Western Science.

  • How our Mind works and the role of thought in Mindfulness.

  • Understanding the Conscious and Unconscious Mind and how they interact in enhancing Mindfulness practice.

  • How our Sensory Systems are the foundational stone of Mindfulness practice.

  • Neuroplasticity - The Brain that changes itself.

  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy  - the interplay of thoughts/feelings/emotions.

  • The Autopilot of the Mind - it's advantages and disadvantages in Mindfulness.

  • Mindfulness and Flow - The Psychology of Happiness - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

  • Elements from MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) and MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy) incorporating both formal and informal Mindfulness practices.

  • The use of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice.

  • Exercises from Mindfulness Based Compassionate Living.

  • A suite of Meditation practices drawn from the original MBSR program.

  • Evidence-based practices from CBT to negate the effects of faulty thinking styles at a conscious level.

  • Scientifically validated techniques from Positive Psychology (the study of happiness)

  • Contemporary Neuroscience research indicating the benefits of Mindfulness.

  • Adapting Mindfulness to match the needs of unique individuals.

  • Contra-indications of particular Mindfulness in certain conditions/cohorts.

  • Current research re Mindfulness in Clinical Practice and across contexts.

  • Triad role-play to gain confidence in the delivery of Mindfulness to clients.

  • Physiological markers of The Relaxation Response.

  • Mindfulness in everyday life: How to develop and maintain an ongoing Personal and Clinical Mindfulness practice.

Course Requirements:
  • Attendance for full duration of all training days is necessary to qualify for the award of the 'Certificate in Mindfulness for Professionals' from the Irish Mindfulness Academy.
  • Course materials, pen and paper provided
  • Lunch available for purchase at venue.
  • Dress code is informal.
Course Booking:
 
Next Course Dates

Next course date: To be confirmed

Venue:  To be confirmed

Course Times: Day 1 & 2 10am to 5pm. Final day 10am to 4pm.

 

Earlybird Course Fee: €399  (Full rate €449)

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