Being Well in Suffolk

Welcome to Mindfulness

At the core of most emotional and psychological problems lies a pattern of psychological inflexibility. Resulting in a narrowing of behavioural repertoires in trigger situations, such patterns are usually formed in early personal history. Mindfulness offers techniques, practices and ways of being that enhance psychological flexibility thus enabling a person to respond  (rather than  reacting according to the habitual inflexible pattern) with new behaviours that move them in meaningful and valued directions that they choose for themselves.

 

Mindfulness can help with: Stress, Anxiety, Depression

Mindfulness Day retreats

The Day Retreats coincide with the ending of the 8 week courses; for current participants it's an opportunity to consolidate learning with sustained periods of continuous practice.

Retreats

Day retreats and Residentials: long weekend, and 7 day silent led retreats in nature

Mindfulness Drop-In Groups

Monthly mindfulness practice re-charging sessions in Woodbridge and Ipswich

Meet the Team

If you wish to find out more about a mindfulness practitioner click on their profile.

Coach Martin

Martin Wilks

Chartered Psychologist & Mindfulness teacher

I work with mindfulness as a catalyst for personal and societal change. Cultivating a more mindful way of being with ourselves, each other, & our environment; as a local and a global community working towards pro-social, cultural evolution

Coach Mary

Mary Foord-Brown

Expert patient and Health Forum Moderator

Mary is a Forum admin and Moderator on multiple international health discussion forums. She is co-director of Flexible Psychological Solutions working alongside Martin Wilks on Mindfulness Suffolk

Martin brings together 35 years of personal mindfulness practice, 30 years of mindfulness teaching and 25 years of independent practice as psychotherapist/psychologist and has been teaching the 8 week course in Suffolk since 2005. You can visit Flexible Psychological Solutions (opens in new window) for more information.

ACT

Imagine a therapy that makes no attempt to reduce symptoms, but gets symptom reduction as a by-product. A therapy firmly based in the tradition of empirical science, yet has a major emphasis on values, forgiveness, acceptance, compassion, living in the present moment, and accessing a transcendent sense of self. A therapy so hard to classify that it has been described as an “existential humanistic cognitive behavioural therapy".

Upcoming Mindfulness Events

Day Retreat for Mindfulness
Deepening in practice - a day of sustained engagement
A day for coming back to yourself
2018 Nov 03
Sat - 10:00 to 17:00
The 8 week Mindfulness training course
“You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn
Inspired by the original MBSR training program & further informed by an adaptation of MBSR known as the MBCT this is a professional standard, bootcamp opportunity to develop your own daily practice for personal or professional development
2019 Jan 14
Mon - 19:00 to 21:00
More InfoEarly Birds get
15% off
The 8 week Mindfulness training course
“You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn
Inspired by the original MBSR training program & further informed by an adaptation of MBSR known as the MBCT this is a professional standard, bootcamp opportunity to develop your own daily practice for personal or professional development
2019 Jan 15
Tue - 17:30 to 19:30
More InfoEarly Birds get
15% off