Sherylin Thompson

Description of courses:

MINDFULNESS IN CANARY WHARF, EAST LONDON, E14

EIGHT WEEK MBSR mindfulness programme on Tuesdays from February 7th at 7:15pm to 9:30pm. £220 early bird (before 7th January) and £260 from 8th January. See http://eastlondonmindfulness.uk/mbsr-london/

MONTHLY FRIDAY MINDFULNESS DROP-IN group at 6:15pm to 8pm. Includes a short film, discussion, 30 minutes mindfulness practice. All levels welcome. See: http://eastlondonmindfulness.uk/mindfulness-taster-london/

Name:

Dr Sherylin Thompson

What qualifications or training do you hold?

I have completed a rigorous training programme. The formal training has included Completion of Teacher Training through Bangor University; a specialist mindfulness at work training through The Mindfulness Exchange and MBCT specialist training through Bangor University. In addition to this classroom training, my teacher development has included: Developing my own personal mindfulness meditation practice; undertaking supervision with an experienced and recognised mindfulness trainer, practitioner and teacher; attendance on regular meditation retreats; reflective writing to deepen my experiences as a mindfulness practitioner and teacher.

If you teach MBCT, what professional mental health training do you hold?

I am a chartered counselling psychologist and am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS). Further, I have qualifications in psychotherapy and am registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists (UKCP). I work in private practice with adults.

Telephone:

07940 516 806

How do you continually ensure your knowledge and skills are up-to-date?

I keep up to date with the latest research collated by the American Mindfulness Research Association and also network with mindfulness professionals to learn about best practice being set across the globe. I also regularly read mindfulness books recommended by the leading mindfulness training institutes. Further, I am registered to do a Mindfulness MSc at Aberdeen university.

Do you adhere to appropriate professional and ethical boundaries and frameworks in your work as a mindfulness-based teacher?

I am committed to professional and ethical boundaries as a chartered psychologist and mindfulness practitioner. This includes those set by the HCPC, BPS, UKCP as well as the UK Network of Mindfulness-based Teacher Training organisations.

Member of the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations