Dominic has been involved in education as a teacher and teacher trainer in Ireland and abroad for many years. He holds a BA (Hons.) in English and Philosophy from UCC, a Post Graduate Diploma in Primary Education from St Patrick’s College and a Masters in Education (with Distinction) from the University of London, Institute of Education as well as a Combined Certificate in Counselling Skills and Practice from the Central School of Counselling and Therapy (London).
Dominic began practicing mindfulness meditation over eleven years ago. He has received training in teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction from the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, University of Bangor and in addition, holds a professional MBSR Teacher Certificate from the Institute for Mindfulness Based Approaches (IMA, Germany). He has also received certified training with the UK based Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) to teach the .b mindfulness programme to adolescents and the .b Foundations programme to teachers and those working with young people. He continues to attend professional mindfulness trainings and retreats and adheres to the Good Practice Guidelines set out by the UK Network of Mindfulness Teachers.
Dominic currently teaches MBSR courses to the general public and organises mindfulness workshops in Dublin and the surrounding counties. In addition, he offers introductory courses in mindfulness on request to community groups, businesses and public sector organisations. He has a particular interest in promoting mindfulness in schools and in supporting teachers to do so.
Contact Dominic Cogan
- By phone on 086 4072536