Introduction to Mindfulness
4 part series allowing you to learn and practice the art of mindfulness
'Mindfulness, amongst other useful things, helps us to see more clearly what our thoughts do to us.'
The online Introduction to Mindfulness practice is a 4 part series focused on equipping individuals with the basic understanding, skills and practice methods of mindfulness. Guided by a clinical psychologist and mindfulness expert, the course offers the foundational philosophy of mindfulness, breathing exercises, the practice of gratitude as well as helping individuals to develop an overall sense of connection between their mind and body and the world around them. The series provides an accessible avenue for individuals to improve their mental well-being and practice mindfulness consistently in their own home.
Lynn Jenkins is a registered clinical psychologist. She has been working in private practice for over 13 years during which time she has provided therapy to assist people with a wide variety of psychological and emotional difficulties. She typically treats anxiety, depression, grief, difficulties associated with sexual abuse and relationships. Lynn has a particular passion for early intervention. She loves to educate and assist new parents with the social/emotional aspects of the parent-child relationship, anxiety and depression during and post-pregnancy, as well as assisting children to mange their worries and anxiety. Lynn is very active in developing herself professionally in many areas of practise. She is registered with Medicare and major health funds. Her preferred treatment approaches include: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and Hypnosis. Lynn wears some other hats. She is a trained Kids and Family Yoga Instructor and Mindfulness teacher. Lynn offers groups in both Kids’ Yoga and Mindfulness. She is also an author and has had three books published – Best Start – which examines how early emotional foundations are established and how to provide the Best Start for your child; School Start – essential reading for any parent wanting to help their child develop the emotional skills necessary for school success; and Lessons of a Lac – a picture book that is really a resource tool, that teaches children a useful way to think about and manage their worries and anxieties,Brave which is the book following from Lessons of a Lac Brave teaches children how to find their inner brave, and her latest book Ollies Treasure that teaches children about mindfulness and happiness. Lynn together with illustrator, Kirrili Lonergan, visit schools to educate kids about anxiety and how to manage it. Lynn is a very passionate, empathic and engaging therapist.