Susan trained and was certified as a MBSR teacher by the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachussetts Medical School (CFM). More recently she was awarded Teacher Certification for teaching MBSR LIVE ONLINE by East Coast Mindfulness USA.
Susan is a MBSR Teacher Trainer and tutors on the Masters in Mindfulness Based Wellbeing in University College Cork (UCC) as well as their Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Mindfulness Based Practice and Research. She also tutors with University of California San Diego (UCSD) and has assisted on Teacher Training programmes with CFM.
Susan is a qualified Mindfulness Supervisor and offers supervision to Mindfulness teachers and trainees.
Susan trained in Mindful Self-compassion with Dr. Chris Germer and in Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness with David Treleaven.
Susan has extensive experience of group facilitation. In her previous work, Susan worked as a Community Development Consultant with a range of statutory and voluntary agencies throughout Kerry and neighbouring counties, assisting them with change management, strategic planning, conflict resolution and goal setting.
Susan has been committed to a personal meditation practice for more than 3 decades and has participated in many silent retreats.