About Josephine Lynch

Josephine Lynch

Josephine Lynch M.A. Mindfulness-based Approaches (Bangor University), Lic.Ac., Dip. Herbal Medicine, has also gained the Certificate of Competence to Teach Mindfulness-Based Courses from the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (Bangor University), at the end of 4 years of part-time Master’s level training. Josephine is one of the core team of teachers on the new M.Sc. in Mindfulness-Based Interventions which started in UCD in September 2014. Josephine was among the first people to bring the teaching of mindfulness in the tradition of Jon Kabat-Zinn to Ireland and has been teaching MBSR/MBCT since 2005. She has taught over 40 Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy courses as well as facilitating mindfulness days and trainings for Accord, The Association of Guidance Counsellors, Coolmine Therapeutic Community, Turning Point and many other educational institutions and organizations.

Josephine’s background is in Mind / Body Medicine and she uses acupuncture and herbal medicine to foster mind / body wellbeing.

She adheres to the Good Practice Guidelines set out by UK Network of Mindfulness Teachers, such as daily practice and regular attendance at retreats. Josephine continues to attend professional development courses in relevant aspects of mindfulness such as self compassion and insight meditation.

She organizes days and training for teachers as well as residential weekend retreats for novice and experienced mindfulness practitioners, and also assists in organizing weekend retreats for teachers of Mindfulness, to foster the development of a mindfulness teaching community in Ireland. She delivers mindfulness workshops to businesses and she offers supervision to mindfulness teachers.

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