Conversations and jokes together, mutual rendering of good services, the reading together of sweetly phrased books, the sharing of nonsense and mutual attentions.
Saint Augustin’s Confessions

Courses, Meditation Centres and Psychotherapy Training
University Courses

Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice

The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice aims to promote good practice in the teaching and researching of clinical approaches based on mindfulness, in particular, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), stress reduction through mindfulness, and other mindfulness-based approaches. The Centre delivers a range of courses for professionals who want to bring mindfulness-based approaches into their work.

Becca Crane Director of Training, Institute of Medical and Social Care Research
University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2UW

01248 388066 | |

Sharpham Centre for Contemporary Buddhist Enquiry

Sharpham Centre for Contemporary Buddhist Enquiry is a unique non-sectarian environment within Britain for the enquiry into the place of Buddhist values in the modern world. A full range of teachings, both practical and theoretical, are offered at the Centre that are directed at the question as to how we are to live ethically and morally in the contemporary world. Great emphasis is placed on the value of Buddhist practice in revealing our interconnectedness with and responsibility for others. The Centre is committed to the value of Buddhist enquiry in stimulating personal and social change. Engagement with contemporary issues, both social and personal, in the light of modern thinking emanating from a range of disciplines is emphasised throughout.

Sharpham House, Asprington, Totnes, Devon TQ9 7UT

01802 732055 | |

Consciousness and Transpersonal Psychology Research Unit

We run postgraduate programmes in Consciousness & Transpersonal Psychology. Consciousness Studies and Transpersonal Psychology have arisen as scholarly disciplines within which questions relating to consciousness, mind, spirituality and personal transformation may be explored both academically and experientially. The programme has been running for over ten years, and is currently offered either part-time or full-time on campus, or to students around the globe via a part-time distance learning mode online.

Les Lancaster
School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University
Henry Cotton Campus, Webster Street, Liverpool L3 2ET UK

0151231 4036 | |

Meditation Centres

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Spirit Rock Meditation Centre

P.O. Box 169, Woodacre, CA 94973 United States

+01 415-488-0164

Gaia House

West Ogwell, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6EN

01626 333613 |

Dzogchen Community U.K.

15a Langdon Park Road, London N6 5PS

Amerly Becker |020 7700 6253 | |

Pundarika U.K.

The organisation of the Ven. Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Carol Bishop | 01225 312735 |

Rigpa Institute

330 Caledonian Road, London, N1 1BB

020 7700 0185 | |

Psychotherapy Training

Karuna Institute

Natworthy Manor, Widecombe in the Moor, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ137TR

01647 221457 |

Amida Trust

Buddhist Counselling and Psychotherapy and Applied Buddhist Psychology
The Buddhist House, 12 Coventry Rd, Narborough LE19 2GR

0116 286 7476 | |