SuppoRTT: An Introduction to Mindfulness (MEDLEED06FEB20a)

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SubjectSuppoRTT (Return to Training)
DescriptionThis one day course provides an overview of mindfulness, its benefits and the evidence base for it. Mindfulness is great for enhancing well-being. You’ll get the chance to try out some different meditations. Meditation recordings will be provided and advice will be shared on how to practice meditation for yourself, if you so wish. You’ll discover how to respond mindfully at times of stress. And we’ll look at how you can bring mindfulness more into your clinical practice and everyday life so you can benefit from its life-enhancing qualities.
Additional information

** This course has been designed for trainees returning to training, however, if you are a trainee currently in programme or a trainer/supervisor who cannot attend a specific trainer/supervisor day and would like to attend, we are happy for you to do so providing spaces are available**


Please also note, refreshments and Lunch are not provided


Here's what some people had to say about the this course:

“Thought-provoking”; “Superb, so useful”;

“Excellent, would highly recommend”;

“Practical, relevant to clinical practice”; “Enlightening”.


What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness arises when you bring your attention to the present moment without judgment, and with kindness and curiosity.

Neuroscience research has indicated positive changes in brain structure and function brought about by mindfulness

For more on researched benefits of mindfulness, please go here

Who will lead the course?

Your course tutor will be Rachael Garside of Tall Spaghetti Ltd


Rachael first began meditating in 2005, has undergone training to teach mindfulness with Bangor University’s ‘Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice’ and has a deep connection with and passion for mindfulness.

She undertakes personal development training and executive coaching in her business, Tall Spaghetti.

Venue2.14, HEE Leeds Office, Leeds  View details
Date & timeThursday 6 February 2020, 10:00 to 15:00
LecturerRachael Garside  View details
Target audienceRecommended to all
Course styleWorkshop
CateringNo catering
CPD points0.000
CostNo charge
  • To learn the basics of mindfulness and of meditation and to discover some ways of living more mindfully.
  • To learn the basics of what mindfulness is
  • To understand something of the researched benefits of mindfulness
  • To be guided through some simple mindfulness meditations
  • To learn some tips for meditating at home, if you wish to try this
  • To learn a way to respond to stress mindfully at work and in life
  • To discover some ways of bringing more mindfulness into your everyday life
Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will:

  • Have a good sense of what mindfulness is and why it is useful
  • Have tried a few different meditation practices
  • Have some tools to try this for yourself at home, if you wish
  • Have a tool to respond to stress in a mindful way
  • Understand some ways of living and working more mindfully