PUBLISHED:
May 2017

Date for review:
May 2018

Authors/Contributors


Paul King


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Developing a Mindful Approach in Guidance Counselling: Care for Self and Others


Abstract

Paul King, a lecturer in the School of Human Development and Chair of the MSc./Graduate Diploma in Guidance Counselling programmes in Dublin City University (DCU) presents Developing a Mindful Approach in Guidance Counselling: Care for Self and Others in this webinar recording.  
King starts his presentation by highlighting what mindfulness is and what it is not and invites participants to reflect on what mindfulness is for them.  During the webinar King invites participants to engage in a number of mindful practices and to reflect on emerging feelings and thoughts. The nine attitudinal factors of mindfulness practice are presented and two video clips are shown to highlight the role of attention in mindfulness.  
 
King concludes his webinar with an exploration of the ethical issues Mindful Based Interventions and the ‘McDonaldization of Mindfulness’ present.  Parallels between mindfulness and guidance are proposed.  

A PDF of King's presentation can be downloaded below.