Anthony trained as a teacher of mindfulness-based approaches with the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice in the University of Wales, Bangor. Alongside his work as a school counsellor and teacher, he lectures part-time on the MSc in Mindfulness-Based Interventions in UCD and on the MSc in Guidance Counselling in DCU. Anthony has facilitated Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses with a variety of occupational groups including GPs, psychotherapists and educators, and he uses the .b mindfulness in schools programme with transition year students. He conducted research into the impact of mindfulness practice on third-level students and psychotherapists as part of a psychology degree and an MSc in psychotherapy. He is a member of the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (IAHIP) and the Teaching Council of Ireland.