Learn mindfulness or deepen your mindfulness practice with private one on one sessions with one of our expert mindfulness trainers.
One on one mindfulness training provides you with specialist coaching and training to address what you require or would like to explore in a private, safe and confidential environment.
“Thank goodness I came across Mindfulness Works. I have learnt so much in a year and am the happiest, most authentic and content that I have ever been. Learning acceptance without judgement has been an eye opener for me.” — Rebecca Young
“Mindfulness helps you to keep your thoughts in the present moment. As you practice, you tend to get better at calming the mind and keeping things in perspective. ” — Dr Grant Blashki is a practising GP and Beyond Blue’s lead Clinical Advisor
✔ Private, safe and confidential environment
✔ One on one personal attention and support
✔ Work privately with a highly experienced mindfulness trainer and coach
✔ Learn and explore practices that are suitable for your own level of experience from absolute beginners to those with extensive mindfulness experience
✔ Get straightforward and practical assistance and support for your mindfulness practice
✔ Reduced stress and anxiety
✔ Improved sleeping patterns
✔ Less self-judgement and more self-acceptance
✔ Greater feelings of joy and freedom
✔ How to get started with mindfulness including beginners mindfulness and meditation practices
✔ Working with difficult thought patterns
✔ Working with difficult emotions
✔ Mindfulness and relationships
✔ Self-compassion and self-acceptance
✔ How to establish mindfulness as a daily practice
✔ Questions and answers
One on one mindfulness training and coaching is for beginners as well as people with mindfulness and meditation experience. Your trainer will customise their training and coaching to suit what is most important to you. You are free to come to each session with questions or areas for exploration or you can ask your trainer to be more directive and suggest areas for exploration.
This one on one mindfulness training and coaching is delivered via Zoom. The steps involved are:
- You select the mindfulness trainer or coach you would like to work with.
- The mindfulness trainer or coach will contact you to provide pricing for you based on what you are requiring.
- You decide if you would like to progress and if so, your sessions are booked in and you begin your one on one mindfulness training and coaching.
Alison is passionate about helping organisations live mindfully and delivering the benefits of mindfulness coaching, resilience coaching and emotional intelligence to enhance corporate life. She also runs community-based mindfulness coaching programs for adults and children. Some of her work with children is featured on Qantas inflight entertainment via Kinderling Kids Radio. She is a registered Mental Health First Aid facilitator and is also passionate about teaching workplaces and communities skills to support people with mental health challenges.
She is an accredited and highly experienced mindfulness meditation facilitator, Genos Emotional Intelligence assessor, Resilience D Program facilitator, and a London Coaching Academy certified professional coach.
Anne is an accomplished business leader with a unique blending of management and mindfulness skills. Anne is a registered Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction facilitator and previously Managing Director of Starcom a global media and communications agency. She holds a Diploma of Management, a Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing and is a registered Hatha Yoga Teacher.
Anne turned to yoga and mindfulness to support her own mental health and to cope with the rigours of business. Anne was so taken with the benefits of mindfulness with her own wellbeing, she took a great leap of faith and changed her life’s direction. She is keen to share her profound learnings and experience with others who may be treading a similar path of self-doubt, lack of worth and untapped talent and who want to live life with more happiness and less stress.
Anne has been actively teaching mindfulness in the community and business for 5 years, specialising in emotional resiliency and stress management.
Catherine is a certified iRest® meditation teacher and a member of Meditation Australia. She has been teaching yoga since 2012 and is a level 2 Yoga Australia registered yoga teacher. She also has formal qualifications in social analysis, research and management with 30 years experience in public and private workplaces.
Her special interest and passion is awakening consciousness and non-conceptual spirituality. The approach she uses to facilitate movement along the spectrum from suffering to freedom is based on reconnecting to one’s inherent wholeness. She believes we heal from there, rather than from a sense of lack and a need to fix or change anything. Catherine works with people experiencing trauma, anxiety, high stress, emotional reactivity, depression, busy minds and sleeping difficulties.
“Everyone matters and we’re all ok. Our life challenges are the opportunities that life gives us to grow and evolve. Mindfulness is a way to find harmony with life just as it is.”
Cherise came to Australia from Canada in 1989 on a personal adventure quest.
Along the way in 1998, some difficult life circumstances led her to take up a regular practice of mindfulness and yoga. Truly, this ongoing practice has sustained her through thick and thin over the intervening years.
The internal changes Cherise has experienced are compelling and led her to teacher training through some reputable Australian training organisations in the early 2000s. This provided rich learning and development of her understanding of how powerful these skills of mindfulness actually are, how fundamental they are to a life well lived.
Cherise is a member of Meditation Australia as well as a qualified teacher of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course, through Mindfulness Training Institute of Australia. She is also a senior teacher with Yoga Australia.
Cherise specialises in teaching meditation techniques that support calm, resilience and healthy choices in living. These include mindfulness meditation practices, specific breathing techniques and therapeutic yoga.
Gavin has been practising mindfulness for over 16 years and has extensive knowledge, understanding and training in mindfulness both formally and through working with mindfulness teachers and supervisors.
He has done numerous meditation and mindfulness-based retreats and workshops all over the world including three 10-day insight meditation retreats. He has a passion for sharing the benefits of mindfulness with others.
Gavin is a mindfulness-based coach/trainer for both the general public and organisations. He is also a money coach, psychotherapist and Chartered Accountant. He holds a Masters in Counselling and Applied Psychotherapy, Diploma of Financial Planning and Bachelor of Business Science (Honours).
Gavin provides coaching to assist people with relationship issues, anxiety and stress. In addition, he assists clients in gaining more clarity and confidence with various life issues, workplace issues or in managing change in their lives. He also does money coaching for individuals on using mindfulness to effectively manage stress and anxiety over money-related issues and decisions.
Helene’s mindfulness coaching is about gently guiding people to their own mindfulness practice, based on her life-long interest in yoga and meditation. Concurrently with her career, Helene immersed herself in mindful practices that helped her in stress and pain management, personal resilience and other workplace and leadership issues.
Helene is an experienced executive and a non-executive director in the health sector. Her curiosity with mind-body science led her to a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Arts (Health and Social Wellbeing) focused on the application of mindfulness research. She is a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher (Mindfulness Training Institute Australasia) and yoga teacher. She has been teaching and coaching mindfulness for over five years.
Helene likes to assist adults from all walks of life in the purposeful daily cultivation of stress minimisation, self-regulation, connection to self and others to assist their mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Helene allows sessions to unfold organically to meet your changing needs, and the challenges of maintaining your mindful practice.
Jarrod is a devoted practitioner of mindfulness meditation and has great training and experience.
He came to mindfulness practice and its benefits personally through chronic illness and has been sharing this ever since as part of his secret to a busy and successful life.
Jarrod has been delivering courses in rural Victoria for three years for Mindfulness Works and runs his own business, Comma MindFitness, which specialises in high performance mindfulness for athletes and busy people.
Jarrod trains all ages. As a full-time secondary school teacher, he has designed courses for 15–16 year olds and teaches mindfulness and meditation in schools. He also specialises in taking learning outdoors with nature mindfulness being one of his passions.
Jarrod is a highly experienced teacher with a zest for life and learning. He has been teaching extensively online particularly during this COVID-19 period as a full-time teacher and can navigate skilfully with technology in this new system of learning.
Joan is a wellbeing coach and long-time meditator who knows firsthand how the practice of mindfulness is one of the most important things we can do to free ourselves from worry, judgement, self-criticism and struggle. Through her one-on-one mindfulness and values-based coaching, she’ll help you discover a unique way to view and work with life’s challenges.
Joan special areas of interest include self-compassion, wellbeing walks and workshops for women. Through simple guided exercises in nature, Joan shows how regular mindful walks can calm a busy mind, boost the immune system and enhance a sense of connectedness to yourself and the world around you.
With over ten years experience as a coach, Joan uses a blend of mindfulness, coaching, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help her clients embrace life with greater self-awareness and joy. Her qualifications include: Diploma in Coaching, NLP Master Practitioner, ACT training. She is currently studying to be an MBSR teacher. Joan is also a yoga teacher and Hawaiian bodyworker.
Jon Unal is an experienced mindfulness and mindset coach, corporate trainer and psychotherapist. He has successfully developed and implemented a wide range of mindfulness and corporate wellbeing programs for some of the leading organisations including BHP, Credit Union Australia, Sanofi, Suncorp, QSuper, Queensland Health, Queensland Police Service and Toyota Australia.
He began practising mindfulness in 2006. Since 2013, he has coached and trained hundreds of individuals and teams, supporting leaders and executives developing greater self-awareness, wellbeing, high performance and resilience. He is an associate of Mindfulness Works Australia, one of the leading training organisations in Australia and New Zealand.
Jon holds a Master’s Degree in economics and graduate qualifications in applied psychotherapy and counselling. He has completed further training in different modalities including Acceptance Commitment Therapy, mindfulness and neuroscience.
He is the founder of Conscious Beginnings Mindfulness and Mindset Coaching; supporting clients with shifting mindset, improving wellbeing and focus and enhancing emotional intelligence and fulfilment in life.
Karen’s passion is to help people who are anxious, stressed, lacking self-esteem or just feeling lost to understand and then access the untapped power of the mind and heart to transform their lives and create peace, happiness and purpose.
Karen, a long-time meditator herself, will help you find relief from anxiety and social judgement, strengthening your confidence, finding stability, resilience and joy through transformational coaching and mindfulness therapy
Karen’s qualifications and certifications are:
Self-Compassion mindfulness (MSC)
Mindfulness Therapy ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy, with Russ Harris)
Mentor/Coach with the International HeartMath™ Institute specialising in building resilience
Mindfulness, meditation and yoga instructor since 2006
Clinical hypnotherapist (Master Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy)
Studied with Dr Sarah McKay an Applied Neuroscience and Brain Health Course.
Karen has worked for over 30 years as a registered nurse in a variety of areas including pain management. She has taught coaching skills to health professionals for eight years.
“Mindfulness has gifted me with the tools to face the joys and challenges of life with confidence and passing that forward is a privilege I cherish.”
Katrina has over 20 years experience supporting people through challenging times and knows how empowering a mindfulness practice can be.
She has a Graduate Certificate in Grief, Loss and Trauma Counselling and Bachelor Degree in Social and Science and is a registered yoga teacher.
Katrina specialises in the impacts of burnout, empathy fatigue and vicarious trauma on human service professionals.
Linda discovered mindfulness after trying different healing therapies both as a client and as a registered nurse and qualified counsellor. She openly admits that mindfulness has saved her life and continues to sustain her personal healing today.
With over 25 years in the health industry, Linda has obtained extensive experience in addiction nursing, counselling, hypnotherapy, Reiki, tarot and mindfulness. She delivers mental health first aid and Calm CARE suicide awareness workshops and is a facilitator for the Mindfulness Works Introductory courses. Above all that, Linda identifies as a human trying to learn how to BE in this world after living through her own traumas.
Linda is offering to extend and personalise the sessions of the Introductory Course on a deeper level, to help you apply the concepts to your life and your story. This will be an excellent opportunity to ask the questions you were too shy to ask in the group.
Pasha is a human being, nature lover, mindfulness teacher and poet. Mindfulness brought her back from burnout and nourishes her heart and mind. Nowadays, she feels calm, connected, appreciative and alive! She would love to hear how you are and help you connect to your own kind, wise nature.
Pasha is a qualified mindful self-compassion (UCSD), meditation (BSY) and Qi Gong teacher. She has spent more than a year in retreat, practised for over 8,000 hours and taught mindfulness to thousands of people in groups, on retreats or on one-on-one. She co-designed “Reconnected”, a scientifically-validated mindfulness programme which helped hundreds of adults improve their wellbeing, sleep better and feel more mindful, emotionally balanced and self-compassionate. You can too!
Pasha’s speciality is loving kindness and nature-based mindfulness, a.k.a. listening deeply — listening to the nature outside of us, and the nature inside. “What’s alive for you, right now? Let’s connect and listen deeply together.”
Maurice is a mindset coach, spiritual mentor and practising mental health nurse with a Master’s in Mental Health Nursing and certificates in various psychotherapies. Maurice has studied Eastern philosophy, in particular Buddhism and Taoism, and has integrated these principles into western psychological therapies. He has has a passion for mindfulness-based therapies, neuroscience and Buddhist psychology.
Maurice teaches mindfulness meditation and takes his “practice off the cushion” into his daily life which includes training and racing triathlons. He is a specialist in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and teaches this beautiful therapy to other health practitioners.
The ACT model of living allows people to experience discomfort that arises from the change process, whilst moving in a direction guided by values that are significant to us. “The aim of this training is to identify the ‘phenomena’ that stops us from achieving what we desire and change the relationship we have with it. This allows us to move forward without struggling with resistance.”
Michelle Eckles is a qualified and accredited Mindfulness Meditation teacher and owner of Meditation Sunshine Coast. She has been teaching mindfulness meditation programs and workshops to tweens, teens and adults for the last five years.
Michelle is an experienced mindfulness, meditation and yoga teacher who is passionate about teaching self-love and self-compassion. An avid traveller, Michelle has lived in many different countries, speaks four languages and is currently based in Bali.
Michelle has spent much time studying meditation in Buddhist monasteries in Thailand in the Vipassana (Insight) tradition. She has used mindfulness meditation to heal issues in her own life and it’s now her sustaining practice for mental health. She has taught over a hundred students in Victoria the Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation course for Mindfulness Works and is a regular facilitator for Silent Meditation retreats in Australia and abroad. She believes that we all have an inner teacher and our work is mainly in learning to connect with it and trust our own guidance.
Following a 15-year career in digital media, Michelle is a qualified mindfulness trainer (Mindfulness Works 2018), yoga teacher (200h TT Samma Karuna, 2017) and Reiki healer (Certified Reiki I + II, Margot Brock, 2019).
Neil is a very experienced and qualified mindfulness educator who loves making a difference and helping people thrive!
He is an internationally certified HeartMath™ resilience and stress management coach and mentor and helps build awareness, personal resilience and stress management skills using advanced resilience building and science-backed techniques with biofeedback.
Neil trained with Dr. Joe Dispenza and studied the neuroscience behind mindfulness and meditation, and trained with Dr. Russ Harris in mindfulness-based ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). He completed Google’s Search Inside Yourself Leadership program and is a Peaceful Kids and Peaceful Parents facilitator.
The various mindfulness practices learnt over the past 20 years are an integral part of Neil’s life. He loves learning and growing and helping people develop invaluable life skills especially in times where self-awareness, self-regulation, stress management and resilience are so important. He believes that life is to experience, not to struggle with!
Noeline empathizes with people’s struggles and challenges and believes there’s always a way through, believing in people’s untapped or unrecognized abilities, solutions and answers. “Our task as change agents is to evoke these abilities.”
With 25 years experience, Noeline works with clients on a wide range of issues including weight loss, smoking, compulsive eating, anxiety and depression, fear of flying and other phobias.
Whatever the issue, she takes people on a journey from the seemingly impossible to the possible, guiding them to identify their habitual, limiting thought patterns and replacing them with productive ones that reflect the truth of their enormous potential for change. Her greatest passion is inviting the mind to wake up through the practice of mindfulness supported by the regular practice of meditation.
As an intuitive healer, Noeline is able to draw on her vast experience and qualifications as a mindfulness/meditation teacher, hypnotherapist, NLP practitioner and workplace counselor.
The practice of mindfulness has been transformational in Paul’s life, helping him find a deep sense of inner peace and fulfilment.
It is his desire to help others find this in their own lives that guides him as a coach and teacher.
Paul has studied a range of mindfulness practices and therapies in Australia and overseas, learning from some of the world’s most respected teachers and coaches.
These studies have led to teaching qualifications in mindfulness, mindful self-compassion and a highly-effective, deeply-calming meditation practice called iRest Yoga Nidra.
Paul has a particular interest in helping people who are experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia and physical health challenges such as chronic fatigue and chronic pain.
He welcomes the opportunity to work with anyone looking for a greater sense of fulfilment and peace in their lives, or who is simply curious about the many benefits of mindfulness and meditation.
Tiffany’s core focus as a mindfulness coach and trainer is helping her clients to achieve better performance outcomes and improved resilience and wellbeing.She often works with clients in transitionand aims to equip them to better manage the pace, demands and stresses of the modern workplace.
Tiffany is a qualified corporate mindfulness educator/facilitator. She is a registered psychologist and a qualified executive coach. She holds a PCC accreditation with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
She has over 20 years experience working with individuals and groups in iconic Australian and global organisations across Australia, Asia Pacific, the UK and the USA.
Tiffany combines her commercial awareness, pragmatism and psychological insights to facilitate positive and sustainable change for individuals and teams. She derives great pleasure from the positive shifts her clients experience as a result of developing a consistent mindfulness practice.
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Mindfulness Works is the largest mindfulness training organisation in Australia. Over 10,000 people have completed the Mindfulness Works Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation 4-week course. Mindfulness Works is committed to:
- Providing accessible and affordable mindfulness courses.
- Offering a diverse range of experienced and skilled mindfulness trainers.
- Providing courses in a practical format with exceptional supporting resources.
- Improving the mental health of all of us and fostering self-love in all.
- Supporting our facilitators with options for further professional development.
What people are saying about the Mindfulness Works Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation course and course facilitators
“I feel calmer. I am able to use techniques when my triggers go off. Using the meditation at night has allowed me to get a better night’s sleep.” — Sue Mathew
“Am so glad I did the course and would recommend it to everyone.” — Rosie Smith
“Huge reduction in anxiety, calmness of mind and body and empowerment over my symptoms.” — Jo Kirwan
“Since doing this course, I have been sleeping much better, I feel much more in control of my emotions. This means I am re-enjoying many things that I had been taking for granted.” — Sandy Good
“Thank goodness I came across Mindfulness Works. I have learnt so much in a year and have the happiest, authentic and content that I have ever been. By learning acceptance without judgement has been an eye opener for me. I’m continuing my journey of self compassion and feel excited and hopeful for my future. But am grateful of the now and who I am today…” — Rebecca Young
“Using mindfulness to help me better manage unrelenting anxiety, obsessive worrying & sadness. I have found that using the apps is helpful when having a stressful day, & I intend to keep practicing daily. Thank you.” — Cecily Wilson
“Mindfulness is now my go-to tool when I’m overwhelmed or need to re focus.” — Biljana Rufati
“The facilitator was exceptionally good. Really highly skilled.” — Victoria Barkway
“The facilitator took her time to explain things, asked questions, and was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.” — Janine Taylor
“The facilitator was interesting, captivating, funny, down-to-earth, compassionate and extremely good at what she does.” — Rosie Smith
“The facilitator presented well and had a very calming demeanour. I looked forward to the class every week.” — Paulette Fraser
“[The course] covered all key areas of peoples’ basic issues and addressed them well. I also like the apps you recommend and all the extra info in the booklet!” — Biljana Rufati