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Mindfulness in Mind – Practitioner Training Programme (PTP)

In-Person & Online

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few” – Shunryu Suzuki

Mindfulness is recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) as an effective treatment for depression and has been clinically evidenced to significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety and stress. Mindfulness is a treatment option that we at Mindfulness in Mind believe should be made available to anyone who experiences mental health issues.

Mindfulness in Mind, supported by national charity Mind, is the banner under which Mind in Salford and Mind in Hackney have delivered evidence-based 8 week mindfulness courses; MBSR Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, MBCT Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and MSC Mindful Self-compassion, to the public since 2010.

Mindfulness in Mind run the Practitioner Training Programme (PTP), a recognised 12 month pathway for people who want to train and qualify as mindfulness teachers. We train fellow Mind colleagues, counsellors, therapists, mental health practitioners, physicians and educators from all over the UK to deliver 8 week mindfulness courses. We also encourage applications from experienced mindfulness practitioners who are looking to change their career and want to have a recognised qualification to help them to establish their own mindfulness enterprise.

The pathway provides the foundation for seeking registration with the British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA) and teachers in training will be supported to attain the levels of competency outlined in the Good Practice Guidelines (GPGs).

Course Details & Fees

The key components of the training programme are outlined in the prospectus (see below). The next course starts in October 2021. We will be delivering a hybrid-model; teaching in-person in our training room in Salford whilst including practitioners who will be attending via zoom. We have a fully fitted out training room with a large TV monitor so everyone will be able to engage at the same time.

Fees cover the whole of the 12 month pathway, there are no hidden costs. The fee covers all teaching, resources and regular individual supervision throughout the programme:

We are pleased to announce that we have ONE bursary place left for a BAME applicant who lives/ works in Greater Manchester. The bursary will cover the full cost of the training and would be awarded based on how an applicant meets the criteria as set out in the application form PLUS the following :

How to Apply

To apply please click on the link to download the application pack below, complete and return by email to  

Applications for the October 2021 intake will be accepted from 1st April 2021 – 24th September 2021.  Early application is recommended as the courses can fill up quickly.

For further information or to discuss your application, please contact Claire our Mindfulness Coordinator on 

Mindfulness in Mind is an affiliated organisation of the British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA) and the team behind Mindfulness in Mind are experienced mindfulness teachers/supervisors.

Not based up north? You can also register for the PTP at our southern hub, which operates from Mind in Hackney. Find out more here:

Lead Teachers

Claire Morris
Mindfulness Coordinator at Mind in Salford

Karen Welsh
Mindfulness Teacher at Mind in Salford

Guest Teachers

Markus Greenwood
Chief Executive and Mindfulness Lead at Mind in Salford

Miia Chambers
Mindfulness Lead at Mind in the City, Hackney & Waltham Forest


Northern Hub:
0161 710 1065

Southern Hub:
020 8525 2301

Contact Info

Mind in Salford
The Angel Centre
1 St. Philips Place
M3 6FA

0161 710 1070 | Registered Charity No. 1156625

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