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Trauma – Sensitive Mindfulness in Covit 19 days.

In these days of social distancing and self isolating we know that our best way of showing solidarity and building community is to stay apart. I am therefore moving all of my work online. I also know we need to experience and build community, I am delighted to a half day online Mindfulness Practise workshop on Sat March 28th, and I will do the same workshop again on Sat May 30th . I have previously participated in this workshop online myself, and I am happy that it is a really resourceful, grounding experience for this time. Please visit https://www.mindfulfacilitation.com/workshops-retreats/.

FREE ONLINE EVENTS

Kilkenny Mindfulness Course 

Two sessions scheduled for Tuesday evenings – 7pm to 8.30 pm starting next Tuesday Tuesday March 31st and the final session on Tuesday April 7th.

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/777059960

This same link can be used to join each of the two sessions.

Sunday Mindfulness Practise Circle

A weekly time for mindfulness practise and to support each other.

Every Sunday beginning Sunday March 22nd from 7 to 7.45pm

Join URL:  https://zoom.us/j/643674866

Feel free to join any Sunday and he same link can be used every week.

MTAI daily meditation practise

Irish mindfulness teachers, who are members of the professional body Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland  are reaching out and inviting you to join us in taking a pause & connecting with this moment.  We hope that together we may de-escalate anxiety levels and foster a sense of community.  Sessions take place daily at 9 am and again at 9pm. These free 30 minute daily online mindfulness sessions can be accessed through Zoom

The link for each of the daily meditations can be found  on the Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland website  www.mtai.ie


My particular way of being in the world is hugely informed by my years of studying with great teachers from both Eastern and Western Wisdom Traditions. My work is very simple now. It is about:


Presence

Deep Listening

Accompanying

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Professional Qualifications

The quality of mindfulness intervention varies greatly and regulation within this profession is still at an early stage. I am happy that my own studies to MSc level is with the evidence based and world renowned  Jon Kabat Zinn led Mindfulness Based Stress  Reduction programme. I have have a strong commitment to my own practice  for over twenty years including participation in annual retreats, and regular CPD training and supervision. All of my work is informed by both this lived experience  and my studies of Eastern and Western Wisdom Traditions.

  • Masters in Mindfulness Based Interventions ( UCD) 2018
  • Diploma in Cross Professional Supervision ( An Chroi Wisdom Institute) 2019
  • Diploma in Groupwork,  Mundelein College Chicago
  • Diploma in Business and Life Coaching, Tipperary Institute
  • Certificate in Advanced Facilitation Skills,  Institute of Cultural Affairs Brussels
  • Diploma in Supervision,  Social Care Training Ireland
  • Diploma in Therapeutic use of Mindfulness, Irish Mindfulness Institute
  • Certification in Ignation Spiritual Direction
  • Bacc Philosophy,   Milltown Institute Dublin
  • Bachelor of Divinity,  Milltown Institute  Dublin

Membership of professional bodies

  • All Ireland Spiritual Guides Association BOM member (AISGA)  www.aisga.ie
  • Spiritual Directors International  (SDI)  www.sdiworld.org
  • Anamcharadas  www.anamcharadastraining.com 
  • Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland ( www.mtai.ie)   
  • Supervisors Association of Ireland  (www.saivision.ie

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