Meditation is a great tool to integrate into our work with clients. This short-course will provide you with the knowledge to be able to achieve that and provide extra value to your clients.
We will cover:
• What is meditation when is it useful to clients. Relevant styles and practices.
• How to introduce meditation to clients.
• How and what to teach for the basics
• How to empower clients to practice meditation independently.
• Developing and deepening your own meditation practice.
• Practical ethical and safety issues.
This course does not assume any prior knowledge of meditation. The course has three components two of these are optional.
Part one: prior to the day-long workshop attendees will be provided with access to reading materials and recording to use. This optional material can be used as background reading for those new to meditation or revision for those with experience of meditation.
Part two: A full days workshop with a mixture of theory and practice.
Part three: Optional; completion of a reflective practice exercise to be submitted within three months. Participation in to zoom group sessions to share and discuss progress and learning.
Completion of all three elements and receive a certificate in CPD for 2 days of CPD
Completion of the one day workshop only and receive a CPD certificate of attendance for one days of CPD
To have a clear understanding of the meaning of the term Meditation and the ability to apply Meditation as a tool to be used with therapy clients.
To have a clear understanding of the benefits of Meditation for clients and the ability to enable clients to utilise this Tom for themselves.
To have a clear understanding of the range of basic meditation techniques available and suitable for use in our therapeutic setting.
To have a clear understanding of the practical, ethical and safety considerations related to the use of Meditation with our clients.
The day will include free tea coffee and biscuits morning and afternoon. Please either be prepared to bring a packed lunch or to go out to eat during lunch break. The venue is next to the town centre and a number of options exist to obtain food including a cafe on the same site and a pub on the corner that provides bar snacks.
If you decide to stay overnight please contact me and I can provide advise on local accommodation. If you are traveling by train I may be able to arrange a taxi at a reasonable fee from the railway station.