Description of courses:
\\\'Self-care and mindfulness\\\' - an introduction to mindfulness theory and practice, with an emphasis on self-care.
Ms Jayne Pigford
What qualifications or training do you hold?
Msc Gestalt Psychotherapy BA Applied Social Studies Mindfulness teaching level 1 Certificate in training in be a trainer Certificate in Training
If you teach MBCT, what professional mental health training do you hold?
Have a CQSW and an MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy - and lots of experience in working with people with mental health difficulties.
How do you continually ensure your knowledge and skills are up-to-date?
Monthly supervision. Run monthly Mindfulness Evenings with a fully qualified Mindfulness teacher. Keeping up to date via research and articles on the internet, plus lots of book reading.
Do you adhere to appropriate professional and ethical boundaries and frameworks in your work as a mindfulness-based teacher?
Yes. I\\\'m not yet teaching the 8-weeek course on my own as I\\\'ve not yet completed TD2 but I do run \\\'Self-care and mindfulness\\\' trainings and retreats, supported by my MSc and over a decade\\\'s experience in Gestalt psychotherapy and teaching stress management and confidence building.