This Live Online Teacher Training (LOTT) is Step 1 of the Teacher Training Pathway and includes the following elements:
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Continuing Education Credits will be offered for US certified psychologists, therapists and nurses. (Please see the list below for details.)
In order to receive CE credits, you must attend all the Teacher Training Sessions. No credit is given for partial attendance. You will also need to fill out the online Evaluation after the training completes. CE Certificates will be emailed about a month after the program completes.
This program is sponsored by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 32.0 CE credit.
This activity is an approved continuing education program by the American Psychological Association. 32.0 CE credit may be applied to your license renewal through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For those licensed outside California, please check with your local licensing board to determine if CE credit is accepted.
UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351, for 38.25 contact hours.
Please submit the $75 USD fee when registering.
Please contact [email protected] with any questions regarding CE credits.
There is a $300 USD non-refundable deposit that is part of your application fee.
If you cancel by September 14, 2021, you will be refunded all monies paid except the $300 non-refundable application fee. Refunds may take up to 60 days to receive.
No refunds will be given after September 14, 2021.
CMSC is not responsible for any miscellaneous expenses incurred by trainees. Should this program be cancelled by CMSC for any reason, CMSC will refund all monies paid.
Time Zone Conversion and Course Time Zone Schedule
By virtue of being online, the LOTT draws trainees from all around the globe. Different regions and time zones may shift at different times during the 12-week LOTT. CMSC uses UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) to anchor the time for these programs.
In order to determine your local time zone relative to the UTC start time for this course, please visit a time convertor site like World Time Buddy, checking your time zone in correlation to the UTC time on the start date of the LOTT.
Mila De Koning – Live Online Teacher Trainer
Mila de Koning is a social therapist, nurse and mindfulness and compassion teacher. She has a long professional experience working in (mental) health care with groups. And she worked as a teacher for healthcare professionals.
Since 2011 her focus is mainly on mindfulness and compassion and she started working for the Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre where one of her main roles was to bring mindfulness and self-compassion to healthcare. Currently she works as teacher and teacher trainer at the Centrum voor Mindfulness in Amsterdam. She teaches mindfulness and MSC courses and is also a teacher trainer for mindfulness and for mindful self-compassion. One of her great aspirations is to bring mindfulness to healthcare, especially for doctors and other healthcare professionals.
Ali Lambie – Live Online Teacher Trainer
Ali Lambie has an MSc in Teaching Mindfulness-Based Approaches from the University of Bangor. Prior to training as a mindfulness teacher she was a counsellor for many years and manager of a counselling service within the NHS for the last eight of those. She is a Certified Teacher and Teacher Trainer of MSC and this work is her passion. These days she is fully self-employed teaching MSC and MBSR to general populations and in workplace settings where she lives in the south of England. She also runs several ongoing monthly groups, regular day and weekend retreats as well as 5-day MSC intensives and silent retreats further afield. Ali enjoys supporting other teachers as a supervisor, MSC consultation host and often has newer teachers working alongside her too. She has a deep love of the countryside and part of her practice is mindful walking in the woods each day.
Zoe Shobbrook-Fisher– Program Online MSC TeacherZoe is a Certified MSC Teacher and CMSC mentor. She has also been teaching MBSR since 2009, and leads retreats and supervises mindfulness and MSC teachers for the UK Mindfulness Network. She is an accredited counsellor/psychotherapist with a private practice. After 11 years working as a student/staff counsellor and group facilitator in a university she set up her own company in south west London, which offers beginner and deepening practice MBSR and MSC courses and residential retreats. She delivers mindfulness and compassion based programmes to a wide range of groups, reflecting her commitment to making these trainings accessible to diverse populations, including workplace and community settings, mental health charities and NHS staff and patients. A lifelong yoga and meditation practitioner she has always been dedicated to paths of the heart and authenticity, and loves sharing the ways that mindful self-compassion supports this for herself and others. She volunteers for an informal network of Mindful Self-Compassion Teachers in the UK and enjoys creative expression and being near trees as much as possible. You can see more about Zoe’s work and blog writing at www.gomindfully.org
Helle Laursen– Program Online MSC Teacher
Helle Laursen has been a Certified MSC Teacher since 2015, a Heartfulness meditation Trainer, and has a private practice in Silkeborg, Denmark, with 15 + years of experience supporting people on sick leave due to mental health issues. For more than 20 years, she has been a dedicated student of Heartfulness Meditation and enjoys regular visits to Ashrams to deepen her practice. She has taught the LOMSC program for CMSC for the last 4 years and has had 1000+ participants through the program. She is also part of the Live Online Teacher Training and mentoring those teaching their first MSC program. After completing her M.A., she had a position of Leading Mentor Coach in the largest Coach Training Institute in Denmark for 10 + years, as well as holding a position of Head of Project for a regional based 12-week program for those on sick leave from jobs due to mental health issues like stress, depression and or anxiety. In her private practice, she uses mindfulness and compassion-based approaches. Helle works with varied groups, but primarily with social workers, teachers, psychologists, therapists, nurses, and other industries who work in and with relations to clients, citizens, students. She offers individual and corporate compassion programs, classes, workshops, retreats, and hourly consultations. Helle is committed to bringing compassionate awareness into everyday life in a lighthearted way so that that life can be even more enjoyable and rich, and meaningful. For more information about Helle, please visit her website, nordic-compassion.dk.