Healing the Heart-Mind with Insight

Healing the Heart-Mind with Insight

Dear friends,   here is a course I recorded in Feb-March 2021.  It is called Healing the Heart-Mind with Insight. You are invited to participant.  wishing the best mal  

About the Class

Healing the heart-mind with insight: a path to psychological freedom 8 module online course about insight meditation. This online course is based on the book “Healing the heart and mind with mindfulness: Ancient path, present moment” (Routledge 2016) authored by Malcolm Huxter. It integrates both contemporary psychology and ancient Buddhist perspectives.

What will you learn in this course?

  • Understand the basics of the Buddha’s four establishments of mindfulness and insight meditation
  • Understand and practice mindfulness as meditation as well as a way of being in daily life
  • Understand and reduce the distressing experiences of stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Understand and practice ways to heal and transform destructive thoughts, emotions, and psychological patterns to awakened, insightful, and serene ways of well-being
  • Engage in practices that incline towards genuine happiness and away from unhelpful reactive habits
Who should take this course?
  • This course is suitable for anyone, lay or professional, who aspires towards the above aims, though experience in meditation will be an advantage, it is not necessary
  • This course will be suitable for those experiencing milder forms of stress, anxiety, and depression
  • The course would also be helpful for therapists, educators, and program leaders wishing to broaden their skills and understanding
  • Given the online nature of this course, it would not be suitable for those with psychiatric conditions who may need acute care

Format: This online course is structured into 8 modules that can be completed at a pace that is suitable for the participant. It has been recorded from a live online course conducted over 8 weekly sessions.

The live course involved: Training in mindfulness/meditation, presentations including PowerPoint, reflections, and interactive discussions. The recorded course includes everything from the live course except, with respect to confidentiality, the interactive discussion. Each module includes 2 or 3 guided meditations or reflections, 2 PowerPoint presentations, and PowerPoint slides in PDF format.

Facilitator: Malcolm Huxter is a clinical psychologist in private practice. A practicing psychologist for 30 years, he has been teaching mindfulness, insight, serenity, and the four divine abode meditation practices to the general public, a range of cultures, clinical populations, therapists, and other professionals since 1991. He began training in Buddhist meditation practices in 1975, living in Thailand as a Buddhist monk for two years in the late 1970s.