Martin Summerfield

Description of courses:

Mindfulness in Workplaces; bespoke courses in Lancashire, Cumbria, Manchester
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Finding Peace in a Frantic World
.b Foundations - for teachers
.b and pawsb - for young people


Mr Martin Summerfield

What qualifications or training do you hold?

Bangor University (TTR1 & TTR2) supported by a professional pathway of supervison, retreats and further training. Attending Workplace Masterclasses at Oxford Mindfulness Centre. Over a decade of personal practice with various mindfulness groups. A background in facilitation, teaching (PGCE) and Masters in education research.

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




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

I attend ongoing workshops and professional training e.g with Bangor University and Oxford University where I am currently attending the Mindfulness in the Workplace Masterclasses. I also gain support from regular supervision and peer supervision as well as attending residential retreats.

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

I follow the Guidelines for UK Based Mindfulness Teachers

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