First, do no harm. An Introduction to Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness
Date: 17/02/2022
Location: Online

Given the adversity and trauma so many are facing right now, OMC has partnered with David Treleaven, author of the book Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness, to empower you and your students during this challenging time.  

In this interactive, two-hour workshop, David will introduce you to the theory and practice of trauma-sensitive mindfulness. Through lecture, case study, and experiential practice, you’ll leave the workshop:

Aware of the ways trauma can manifest in meditation practice
Confident in identifying non-verbal signs of traumatic stress in mindfulness practice

Equipped with a series of practical modifications to help traumatized people safely access meditation


This workshop is a stand alone event but also (for those who have not attended any of David's previous workshops) a pre-requisite for a more in-depth Trauma Workshop being planned for June 2022 - details to follow.

Fees & availability

Supported Rate - for those with low incomes: £40.00
Standard Rate - pays facilitator and OMC costs: £50.00
Supporting Rate - supports others to attend who are on low incomes: £60.00

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This is a entry level workshop to David's Trauma Sensitive work, for those who have already attended a workshop with David and would like to develop your skills further, please book onto the Advanced Skills in Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness scheduled for June 2022. This will be available via the OMC website in January 2022

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