I am an experienced Mindfulness teacher living in Crosshaven, Co. Cork with my wife and two young adult children. I have delivered courses in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in Cork City at the Ennismore Retreat Centre and in Carrigaline, Co. Cork.
I have a particular interest in Mindful Parenting having written a research thesis on this topic as part of completing my thesis at Bangor University, Wales where I was awarded an MSc with distinction in 2017. I have taught Mindful Parenting at Douglas Community School, Carrigaline Community School, and as an ACE (Adult Continuing Education) course at University College Cork.
Prior to becoming a Mindfulness teacher I held the position of Deputy Librarian at University College Cork (UCC) where I held extensive management responsibilities including Training and Development, HR, and Health and Safety. I have experience offering drop in training courses, workshops and sessions on Mindfulness in the Workplace to staff in the Corporate sector and to teachers in schools.
In addition to membership of the Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland (MTAI), I am a registered member of the Teaching Council of Ireland, and a member of the Irish Federation of University Teachers.
On a personal level I have experienced the benefits and enrichment of a daily mindfulness practice which has benefited all facets of my life including family and work. I attend regular retreats, and I have a professional supervisor in line with best practice guidelines for mindfulness teachers. I have personally found the practice of Mindfulness to be a path towards peace and happiness in my life and in my relationships. I really enjoy teaching Mindfulness.