This online training is an introduction to teaching mindfulness and meditation to children.
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Learn fun, creative and child-friendly ways of promoting positive mental health and well-being for children.
This course will be an introduction to teaching mindfulness and meditation to children with a focus on promoting positive mental health for children in fun and creative ways. We will explore how to teach children basic mindfulness techniques and how to help children understand and cope with difficult emotions. We will also explore how to help children develop kindness and compassion towards themselves and others.
A core part of this training will be developing our own mindfulness and self-compassion practice.
Athlone, Co. westmeath, Ireland
Louise Shanagher is a children’s therapist, mindfulness teacher and Psychology Lecturer from Co. Roscommon, Ireland. Louise has a BA and MSc in Psychology and further qualifications in Psychotherapy and Play therapy. She is passionate about creating a happier and healthier world. Her mission is to promote and nurture positive mental health while equipping people with valuable self-care tools that will last a lifetime. She works with children as young as preschool age and visits primary and secondary schools, nationwide. Louise facilitates adult mindfulness and self-compassion workshops and offers wellbeing and mindfulness training in the workplace. Louise also regularly gives training workshops for teachers and other organisations who work with children and young people.