An Introduction to The Foundations of Mindfulness: The Neuroscience of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta With Dr Alistair Wilson

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Mar
25
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A Saturday Morning Workshop for Mindfulness Teachers, Trainee Teachers; and for people who have completed an 8-week MBSR/MBCT course with an interest in this topic

An Introduction to The Foundations of Mindfulness: The Neuroscience of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta With Dr Alistair Wilson

Date: 25th March 2023

Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm GMT

Cost: €20

Venue: Online, via Zoom

Information:

This workshop aims to introduce us to the foundations of the modern mindfulness

movement in one particular teaching of the Buddha’s, the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta. This

discourse on Four Foundations of Mindfulness outlines the core practices taught within Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).

An understanding of mindfulness as expressed in these core texts will be explored in the light of current understanding of contemporary cognitive science and neuroscience.

There will be 2 teaching sessions: 9.30-11am and 11.30am to 1.00pm.

Facilitator:

Dr Alistair Wilson is a consultant psychiatrist and fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatry in Scotland. He has worked as a Consultant Community Psychiatrist within the National Health Service for almost thirty years. During this time, he completed his training in Cognitive Therapy at Oxford University and graduated with a MSc in Mindfulness Based Approaches with the University of Bangor in 2011. He has also trained in Trauma-Focused CBT, Sensory-Motor Psychotherapy and Eye Movement De-Sensitisation Rationale in order to deliver care for those experiencing symptoms of trauma. Since retiring from the NHS in 2014 he has been employed by Combat Stress, a charity providing support to UK veterans experiencing PostTraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).Alistair has a long history of delivering MBCT within mental health services in and around Glasgow. He has delivered mindfulness sessions to medical staff and workshops on Mindful Approaches to Trauma in London, Dublin and UMass. He is currently engaged in a series of research projects evaluating the feasibility of Mindfulness Based Approaches in a variety of settings including Oncology, Addiction and Trauma, and has recently trained to deliver the MBCT for Life course through the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.

An Introduction to The Foundations of Mindfulness: The Neuroscience of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta With Dr Alistair Wilson

Hosted by The Mindfulness Centre
Mar
25
Zoom
Registration
Limited Spots Remaining
Hurry up and register before the event sells out!
Ticket Price
€25.00
The price of this event is €25.00. To join the event, please get your ticket below.
About Event

A Saturday Morning Workshop for Mindfulness Teachers, Trainee Teachers; and for people who have completed an 8-week MBSR/MBCT course with an interest in this topic

An Introduction to The Foundations of Mindfulness: The Neuroscience of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta With Dr Alistair Wilson

Date: 25th March 2023

Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm GMT

Cost: €20

Venue: Online, via Zoom

Information:

This workshop aims to introduce us to the foundations of the modern mindfulness

movement in one particular teaching of the Buddha’s, the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta. This

discourse on Four Foundations of Mindfulness outlines the core practices taught within Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).

An understanding of mindfulness as expressed in these core texts will be explored in the light of current understanding of contemporary cognitive science and neuroscience.

There will be 2 teaching sessions: 9.30-11am and 11.30am to 1.00pm.

Facilitator:

Dr Alistair Wilson is a consultant psychiatrist and fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatry in Scotland. He has worked as a Consultant Community Psychiatrist within the National Health Service for almost thirty years. During this time, he completed his training in Cognitive Therapy at Oxford University and graduated with a MSc in Mindfulness Based Approaches with the University of Bangor in 2011. He has also trained in Trauma-Focused CBT, Sensory-Motor Psychotherapy and Eye Movement De-Sensitisation Rationale in order to deliver care for those experiencing symptoms of trauma. Since retiring from the NHS in 2014 he has been employed by Combat Stress, a charity providing support to UK veterans experiencing PostTraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).Alistair has a long history of delivering MBCT within mental health services in and around Glasgow. He has delivered mindfulness sessions to medical staff and workshops on Mindful Approaches to Trauma in London, Dublin and UMass. He is currently engaged in a series of research projects evaluating the feasibility of Mindfulness Based Approaches in a variety of settings including Oncology, Addiction and Trauma, and has recently trained to deliver the MBCT for Life course through the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.