- MSc Clinical Psychology (University of Amsterdam)
- Registered with EABCT (European Association for Behavioural Cognitive Therapy)
- Member of the British Psychological Society
- Registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
Focussed mindfulness (FM) is a deep, direct and non-sectarian practice which leads to a more peaceful perspective on life, relationships and work. In FM the open, non-judging attention characteristic of a mindfulness practice, is deliberately turned to a sensation in the body and then deeper to explore any feeling at its core. This exploration invites memories of a physical or
emotional trauma, often buried in the unconscious, to become conscious and then processes are used to address and heal it, leaving in its place a sense of peaceful acceptance. With repeated practice this state of peaceful acceptance is accessed more and more readily and it begins to affect the practitioner's way of being.
Focussed Mindfulness may be able to help...
- Work- life balance
- Emotional regulation
- Anxiety issues
- Long term health conditions
- Pain management
Our Focussed Mindfulness Therapists
- Tuesdays 9.00am - 5.00pm
- Thursdays 12.00pm - 5.00pm
- Evenings (by arrangement - please enquire)
Appointments & Enquiries
To check availability, make an appointment or make a general enquiry about Focussed Mindfulness, please call 0114 276 9500 or email us using the form below. Mandatory fields are marked with a *.
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