OUR TUTORS

Experienced Mindfulness Speakers and Trainers to meet your needs.

Lorraine Harris (BA Hons, PGCE)

Lorraine is a long-time practitioner of mindfulness meditation with over 30 years experience in this field and is a qualified Mindfulness instructor. She gained a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) specialising in mindfulness from Cardiff Metropolitan University. She is a lead teacher for the Mindfulness Association and is a member of The British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA) as well as the Chartered Management Institute. She has trained in mindfulness with Rob Nairn and the Mindfulness Association.

Lorraine is also responsible for the delivery and management of the Corporate Mindfulness training programme for businesses in Wales and England. She delivers Mindfulness talks at conferences, workshops, courses and one to one sessions to companies in the private sector, third-sector organisations, academic institutions and local government bodies.

Lorraine manages our dedicated Mindfulness Centre in Cardiff and she believes that looking after your own mind is the greatest gift you can give yourself.

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Gelong Thubten : Director at Samye Foundation Wales

Gelong Thubten is a Buddhist monk, meditation teacher and author from the UK.

Thubten specialises in teaching mindfulness meditation internationally, in businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, prisons and addiction counselling centres, and he gives keynote speeches at major events around the world. He has been teaching for over 20 years and is a world pioneer in the mindfulness movement, as he was teaching in these sectors many years before it became popular.

He works with major clients such as: Google, LinkedIn, Deloitte, Lloyds Bank, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Accenture and Clifford Chance. He has lectured at Facebook’s London offices, Morrisons and McCain head offices, Linklaters and many other global companies.

Thubten designs and delivers 12-week mindfulness programmes for 4th year medical students at the National University of Ireland. He has also lectured at the Universities of Oxford, Cardiff and Helsinki, as well as for the United Nations.

 

More information: https://www.gelongthubten.com/about

 

 

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Anthony Harris : Director at Samye Foundation Wales

Anthony has been a practitioner of meditation and mindfulness for over 30 years. He is a qualified psychotherapist and an experienced teacher of mindfulness and meditation. Anthony is a Director of Samye Foundation Wales and has been with the charity since it began in 2006.

Anthony designed the 8 Month Mindfulness Course which offers bespoke mindfulness training to those who wish to further enhance and nourish their mindfulness practice.

His main teacher in the early days in the 1980s was Rob Nairn. Anthony has also trained with the Mindfulness Association and delivers the MBLC Mindfulness Based Living Course and the One Year Mindfiulness Training course. He leads many meditation sessions at the centre and delivers mindfulness to organisations in the public sector.

 

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Byron Harris (BSc (Hons)

Byron set up Harris Plus Health because he is passionate about mental health and helping people achieve what they want from their lives. He is a counsellor, psychotherapist and delivers training in counselling and psychotherapy.     He studied Sociology and Criminology at Cardiff University. His background is in Behaviour Management (10 years) and has have been teaching meditation to adults and children for over 5 years. He is trained to deliver the Mindfulness Based Living Course for Adults, the Mindfulness in Schools programme (MiSP), Youth Mindfulness .......

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills
  • CPD Diplomas: Child Counselling; REBT; DBT; CBT
  • Accredited Registrant Member of the National Counselling Society
  • Trained Mindfulness Teacher and registered with the Mindfulness Association
  • Trained to teach Mindfulness to children and teenagers via the MiSP and Youth Mindfulness curriculum.
  • Trained Youth Mindfulness with the MA
  • Trained Bristol?/ Mindfulness for children ??

I have worked with challenging behaviour with high school Children for 5 years before setting up private counselling practice