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teacher training

Online – Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World

February 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - February 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0


The book Mindfulness: a Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World by Professor Mark Williams and Dan Penman outlines an eight-week ‘self-help’ adaptation of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy that is also highly suitable for teaching in non-clinical settings such as workplaces, with student groups and in public classes. Many mindfulness teachers are finding this to be a well-tuned and useful course for such contexts as it can be delivered in 60-90 minute classes and asks less of participants in terms of ‘formal’ home practice than MBCT / MBSR. This two-day workshop will explore in detail what needs to be taken into consideration when delivering this course in non-clinical settings. Training will be provided in the distinctive pedagogies of this course and full curriculum materials and handouts for teaching the course will be provided to participants; they are not available by other means.

Event Details

February 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am UTC+0
February 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
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This workshop is for people who have fully completed an MBCT or MBSR or equivalent teacher training and are following the Good Practice Guidleines for Mindfulness Based Teachers. You must be fully familiar with the MBCT Training Programme and the Finding Peace in a Frantic World book.
Event Mindfulness Approach:
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
This event will be taught by:
Chris Cullen

Partner Profile

Oxford Mindfulness Centre UK

Oxford Mindfulness Centre UK

Registered Jun 2020
Training Partner


The Oxford Mindfulness Centre, within the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, has been at the forefront of mindfulness research and training since 2008. At the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) our mission is to reduce suffering, promote resilience and realise human potential across the lifespan through mindfulness. Its work is supported through a collaborative agreement between the University of Oxford and an independent not-for-profit charity, the Oxford Mindfulness Foundation (OMF). The mission is accomplished through robust training programmes and a range of accessibility initiatives all informed and shaped by rigorous scientific research. The OMC works to advance the understanding of evidence based mindfulness through research, publication, training and advocacy. We engage in: Research – undertaking world leading academic research and initiatives to promote mindfulness in the wider community. Training – we offer training in how to become an MBCT teacher and a programme of continuing professional development. Teaching – we offer introductory MBCT courses, open to all, throughout the year. Charitable initiatives – we actively work to make MBCT accessible to all.


Oxford, United Kingdom