About the course

What are the benefits of MBSR?


You will most likely feel more energy and enthusiasm for life and be able to communicate better.

Have a deeper more complete state of relaxation, wiser ways of coping with short and long term stress and a more accepting and compassionate view of yourself.

You may feel less physiological and psychological signs of stress, anxiety, depression and irritability.

A change in your negative thought patterns, cognitive rigidity and symptoms of a range of chronic health problems

What happens in the sessions?


During our 8 classes and full day retreat there is a mix of:

guided meditations: sitting, lying, moving, walking gentle yoga suitable to any level of fitness brief theory and discussions, such as the scientific rationale
individual feedback and support

You will also receive a meditation App with all the home practice recordings and a Course book for some supportive reading. Each class covers a different subject and introduces different practices.

Is it right for me?


There is a lot out there in the mindfulness world from apps to books to short introductory courses. This course is one that offers in depth support and your best chance for lasting change . Most anyone can meditate and learn how to to deal with short and long term stress.
Under certain circumstances this course may not be right for you at this time. Speak to the teacher to determine your goals, needs and capacity at this time.

Feel free to contact the teacher, Mary, if you are wondering about your suitability and timing for this program or indeed to discuss any part of the program. marymcintyrehere@gmail.com

Mobile 0458 271 231

What’s next?

Once you have enrolled Mary will ring you for a brief chat. You are most welcome to ring her before enrolling too. This is to answer questions, discuss your goals and particular needs so that you can get the most out of what is on offer.

To contact Mary call 0458 271 231 or marymcintyrehere@gmail.com

What do I need to bring?

Your intention and beginner’s mind

Your commitment to home practice of 45-60 min per day using audio support

100% attendance

Home practice is the key agent for change so that you may experience the full benefits the program has to offer.

Mary Mcintyre

LEARN MORE ABOUT MARY

Meet your Instructor

Mary McIntyre, Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Certified MBSR teacher, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.

Mary is a sought after teacher of MBSR. She is known for her kindness, empathy, humour and professionalism. Mary teaches MBSR to community groups, allied health professionals and teams in public and private sector organisations. She also works individually with people who have stress, anxiety and trauma for a range of reasons.

As an Advisor to the not for profit Mindfulness Training Institute Australia-New Zealand, Mary supports health professionals to learn to skillfully integrate mindfulness programs into their work.

FAQ

Do you have a refund policy?

We are confident that you will find the course engaging and that you have enrolled knowing that the course involves self –exploration.

Fees will be refunded less $150 after Class 1 if you decide it is not for you. After this class, the fees are not refundable.

If you have a serious issue in your life (family crisis or illness) we are happy to discuss this on a case by case basis and offer a credit note for a future course.

I want to enrol as a family, can I do this?

We find better results are achieved if you enroll for your own self and not with a close family member in the same class, such a partner or offspring. This gives you the space and time to engage with the process freely and freshly. Feel free to speak to Mary about this.

Is this group therapy?

This course is not “group therapy” You are not required to share any personal material from your life, although you are free to share when it feels relevant. The discussion subjects in class are more around the actual meditation exercises we do, your obstacles, your discoveries, how you are handling the home practice and related subjects around stress physiology, body-mind, thoughts and feelings.

CONFIDENTIALITY: All written and verbal communication is confidential and treated with respect.

Opening Hours

Level 3, 233 Albert Street, Brisbane Qld 4000

T: 07 3003 0801

Mon & Tues 7.30am - 7.30pm
Wed - Fri 7.30am - 9pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

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Opening Hours

Level 3, 233 Albert Street, Brisbane Qld 4000

T: 07 3003 0801

Mon & Tues 7.30am - 7.30pm
Wed - Fri 7.30am - 9pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm