Meet the facilitator – Eilis Cullen
Having developed a personal meditation practice over many years, Eilis became interested in teaching mindfulness and in 2009 began formal training in Mindfulness-Based Approaches on the Masters programme at the University of Bangor, (Wales).
She then went on to complete advanced teacher training with the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, University of Massachusetts, Medical School where she was awarded Certification as an MBSR teacher and invited to assist in the delivery of CFM’s teacher training programmes in Ireland.
Eilis has completed Supervisor training at the University of Bangor and offers this to teachers of mindfulness programmes.
Eilis trained as a teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion with CMSC (University of San Diego) She offers the 8 week MSC programme both online and in person.
Since establishing Mindful Therapy as a business in 2010, Eilis has been delivering Mindfulness, and more recently, mindful self-compassion programmes to groups, organisations and individuals who are interested in introducing mindfulness into their everyday lives, including their workplace.
Eilis adheres to the Good Practice Guidelines for Mindfulness Teachers, attending regular retreats and committing to ongoing professional development and training in the area of Mindfulness. She is a registered teacher of mindfulness courses (MBSR and MBCT) with the British Mental Health Foundation, and is a member of the Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland . She also serves on the board of Mindful Nation Ireland.
In addition to teaching mindfulness and MSC programmes, Eilis is an accredited Psychotherapist (MIAHIP, MECP) with a well established private practice in County Dublin.