Wave at Byron Bay
This image was taken at the Eastern most point of Australia in March 2014.

Training

Professional Workshops and Therapists Retreat

Malcolm provides workshops for professionals interested in mindfulness, compassion and Buddhist psychology.

Target groups
The workshops and retreats are provided for therapists (e.g. counselors, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, GPs, social workers, occupational therapists or other mental health professionals or psychotherapy practitioners). Workshops can be tailored to beginners or advanced practitioners.

Workshop aims

  • To provide an introduction to mindfulness and related practices such as compassion and their therapeutic uses.
  • To enhance the skills and understanding of therapists who already use these skills as part of their therapeutic repertoire.
  • To provide clarity about the contextual basis of mindfulness and related practices by highlighting Buddhist psychology/philosophy.
  • To provide exercises and guidelines for using mindfulness and related practices with specific clinical presentations in group and individual modalities.

The short retreats provide an opportunity for personal practice under qualified guidance.

 

KYC Meditation exercise Aug 18, 2021, related to talk on letting go of the ego

This is a meditation exercise related to the talk, letting go of the ego given online on Aug 18, 2021. It guided the listener into noticing the suffering related to clinging to pride of self concepts then letting… Read More

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KYC Dharma Talk online August 18, 2021: Letting go of the ego

This talk, which was recorded online, begins by paying homage to the Buddha, the awakened one and then taking refuge in the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. It is about dropping the conceit “I am”, which in Pali is… Read More

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KYC Dharma talk, March 10, 2021. Thinking and the choice to engage or disengage

This is a video recording from the Kuan Yin Centre, Lismore NSW. It is about how we work with proliferating thinking processes when they are not helpful. It mentions how what we attend to can become our reality,… Read More

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