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Colette is a Certified Mindful Self Compassion teacher. She is a mindfulness (Breathworks / MBSR / MBCT) and meditation teacher. She is a supervisor for Breathworks and The Mindfulness Network UK. She delivers mindfulness, meditation, and mindful self-compassion retreats in the UK and Europe. She delivers a range of mindfulness-based courses nationally, including:
Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress Course
Breathworks Mindfulness for Health (pain and illness management) Course
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
8 Week Mindful Self Compassion Course (MSC)
MSC 5 Day Intensives
.b Foundations Training, Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP)
Colette delivers a range of events designed to support, deepen and inspire practice. Colette is interested in socially-engaged buddhism, seeking ways to apply the insights from meditation practice and dharma teachings to situations of social, political, environmental, and economic suffering and injustice. She facilitates 'The Work That Reconnects, Deep Ecology workshops based on the work of Joanna Macy.
Colette holds a doctorate from The University of Liverpool School of Sociology and Social Policy. She has lectured in sociology, research methodology, women's and gender studies, and worked as a social researcher commissioned by the National Health Service. She has experience in teaching and group work facilitation both in community settings and in the voluntary sector.
She is a qualified person-centred counsellor and worked with people suffering from anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, low self-esteem and depression. She also taught counselling skills in Liverpool for many years.