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 Mindfulness courses MBSR, MBCT and one-day workshops to individuals, mental health professionals, voluntary and community groups.

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Hayfield Manor Cork, Sunday, 16 October 2022 | 10am to 4pm. Fee: €50

”Happiness and joy are the purpose of life. If we know that the future will be very dark or painful, then we lose our determination to live.” The Dalai Lama.

A guided one-day retreat to cultivate self-compassion and foster qualities of the heart and mind including loving-kindness, joy, generosity, gratitude, and wisdom.

This retreat is open to all who wish to practice mindfulness and is specifically designed for those interested in a mindfulness-based approach to meditation and living.

Retreats offer time to explore serenity, wisdom and compassion through guided meditation, poetry, story and a supportive environment. The main emphasis is upon developing attention and awareness through meditation and mindfulness.

  • Meditation practice including sitting meditation
  • Breath meditation
  • Attention training
  • Body scan practice
  • Poetry and Story
  • Mindful movement and walking
  • Gratitude meditation
  • Loving-Kindness (metta)
  • Ritual and meaning
  • Self-Compassion practices

Hayfield Manor Cork, Sunday, 16 October 2022. 10am to 4pm. Fee: €50


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.