Tessa Watt

Description of courses:

I teach the gold standard 8-week Mindfulness course (combined MBSR/MBCT) and have introduced hundreds of participants to mindfulness through this course since 2009. I follow the Good Practice Guidelines laid out by the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations. I have personally been practising meditation for 22 years and am committed to daily practice, regular retreats and ongoing training.

Name:

Ms Tessa Watt

What qualifications or training do you hold?

MBSR/MBCT Teacher Development Retreats 1 & 2 (Bangor University). Shambhala International Meditation Instructor and Teacher Training. PhD in History, Cambridge University. Ongoing: MA in Traditions of Meditation and Yoga, SOAS, University of London.

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

Ongoing mindfulness CPD and supervision

Telephone:

See beingmindful.co.uk for courses

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

Ongoing supervision , meetings with other MBSR teachers, workshops, reading the latest research and media coverage.

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

Yes

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