Mindfulness Courses & Training

The Mindfulness Clinic is committed to the promotion of wellbeing through the integration of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and the practice of Mindfulness. Our mission is to embody, guide and nurture mindful and compassionate living. We teach eight-week courses and one-day workshops to individuals, mental health professionals, voluntary and corporate groups.

5th June 8 Weeks
(Tues Evenings)
Fee: €350
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Course commences Tuesday, 5th June 2018 from 7pm to 9.30pm for eight Tuesday evenings (until Tuesday, 24th July, 2018) at 10 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. and includes one full day of practice. Ten places available.

Cost of training: €350 includes CDs, course notes, Mindfulness a Practice Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World, and 24 hours of mindfulness-based training, day of retreat, lunch, and individual consultation with the trainer.

This course combines the essential elements of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

5th June 8 Weeks
(Tues Mornings)
Fee: €295
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Course commences Tuesday, 5th June 2018, from 10:30am to 1pm for eight Tuesday mornings, until Tuesday, 24th July 2018 at 10 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. There are ten places available on this course.

Cost of training €295 includes CDs, course notes, Mindfulness a Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World, day of retreat, and 24 hours of mindfulness-based training. Facilitator: Gerry Cunningham

This course combines the essential elements of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

24th April Tues Afternoons Fee: €150
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finding the space is designed to facilitate employees and volunteers to learn and enhance skills in self-awareness, resilience, reflective practice and authentic leadership. This course teaches core competencies from Mindfulness, CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (values and committed action, vision and mission).

The programme is fundamentally transformational and helps participants to develop reflective and philosophical skills to understand their role, presence, and leadership style. Learn essential skills for managing change through dialogue, reflective practice, inquiry, guided discovery and dialectical approaches (DBT, wise mind) by creating the space to lead.

The course runs on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30pm – 5pm, commencing on Tues 24th April and concluding on Tuesday 12th June. The course fee is €150 and includes course notes and certificates. There are ten places on this course.

18th February Sundays
(2 Year Course)
Fee: €1,500
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Learn to teach mindfulness-based interventions such as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) in clinical or educational settings.

The training will be interactive, experiential, collaborative, and will draw on a model of participatory development, blended learning, research, practice and skills. An important part of the course is that trainees develop a daily personal mindfulness practice and organise placements in community, voluntary, charitable or NGO settings.

The programme seeks to meet the needs of experienced mental health professionals from a variety of settings who aim to enhance their practice and extend their professionalism to include the highest standards of teaching, dissemination and evaluation of mindfulness-based interventions.

One Sunday per month over 24 months and two residential retreats (August, 2018/2019). Total training 275 hours. Fee €750 per year, total training fee €1500.


Mindfulness Training, or Mindfulness Courses, may not be considered suitable at this time for those affected with acute depression, active or recent substance alcohol or drug addictions (recommendation two years full sobriety for Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention), PTSD, Bi-polar disorder, current or past psychosis, significant long standing interpersonal difficulties, recent trauma or significant recent or unresolved loss.

The Mindfulness Clinic recommends organising a one-to-one consultation to see if this training is suitable for you at this time.

“Mindfulness is not the answer for all life’s problems. Rather it is that all life’s problems can be seen more clearly through the lens of a clear mind”. Jon Kabat-Zinn, pp. 25-26, 1991).

Acknowledgements for exclusion criteria: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): Standards of Practice, edited by Saki F. Santorelli, Centre for Mindfulness University of Massachusetts, Director of Stress Reduction Program, February, 2014.

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"It has greatly exceeded my expectations having done mindfulness before. I feel that anything I was doing before is now completely strengthened and improved by this experience. It was a pleasure to be a part of this course and I am accrediting the course to my contentment and improving happiness"

June 2014
"A wonderful course, really gained a thorough knowledge of how mindfulness works. A life-changing experience for me, definitely recommend this course"

December, 2014
"This course was much more than I ever expected… I would rate it as the most enriching, the most educational and the most wholly encompassing of my career in psychology and therapy to date"

Counselling Psychologist
"I was a bit sceptical about the whole thing coming into the course but I was so wrong. I have been so lucky to experience this at such a young age and have learned skills that I will take with me for life. Overall life-changing experience"

18 year-old, 2014
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Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World

A book and CD package. Mindfulness reveals the secrets of lifelong happiness and details a unique programme developed by Oxford University psychologist Professor Mark Williams with colleagues around the world.
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This is Your Brain on Mindfulness Training

Studies have shown that mindfulness training can boost a range of mental and physical health problems, but how it works hasn’t been clear.

Now, researchers have developed a model suggesting that mindfulness influences health via stress reduction pathways.

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