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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Mindfulness

This workshop will allow participants to explore the use of Mindfulness Based CT in their professional practice.

Course Details

Mindfulness has become an increasingly popular method of increasing self-awareness and gaining more control over a modern tendency for mental busyness and negative thinking.  Cognitive Therapy (CT) is similar to mindfulness in that the goal of treatment is an increase in awareness of mal-adaptive thinking that leads to changes in the thought process, which in turn results in behavioural change.  The principle difference between mindfulness and CT is that the former focuses on ‘being with distress,’ with an attitude of acceptance, while CT is more active in attempting to change the causes of distress.  Mindfulness Based Conitive Therapy combines the above modalities by using mindfulness to encourage the client to sit with unpleasant thoughts and feelings while using cognitive techniques to address those difficulties.

 

 

Venue: Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick
Next Start Date:
6th April 2019

Time: 10am-4pm


Award: Attendance Certificate

 

Fees: Full Price:€100
PCI College Student:€80

 

The MBCT day will include presentations on cognitive therapy and mindfulness including video footage of Aaron Beck, Jon Kabat-Zinn and Ronald Siegal.  Participants will also engage in small group discussions and dyad work using MBCT principles. 

 
Eligibility:  Qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy or other helping professionals with therapeutic experience and students currently in professional training. Entry is by application form..

Dr. Cóilín Ó Braonáin

Coilin O Braonain
PCI College Faculty Lecture Dr. Cóilín Ó Braonáin Reg.Psychol., Ps.S.I. has been practising psychotherapy and psychology in Limerick and the Mid-West of Ireland for 15 years. He works with adults, adolescents and children using a variety of psychological therapies.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (magna cum lauda) in Psychology and Philosophy from Marquette University in Wisconsin, USA and a Master’s degree in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (1st) was awarded by the University of Limerick. More recently Cóilín earned a doctorate in Developmental Psychology at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. Other courses completed include a Certificate in Play Therapy from the Children’s Therapy Centre in Westmeath, and a certificate in Filial Play Coaching from Play Therapy Ireland.

Cóilín is a professional accredited member of the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) is also currently board chairperson of the IACP journal, Éisteach.



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