Annette Boden (Chair)
MSc, BSc (Hons) Psychology, MBPsS, FNSHP, Adv.Dip THP (N-SHAP), Adv. Dip (NCHP).
As a fully qualified integrative psychotherapist, I use a wide range of techniques, including Hypnosis, Solution focused Psychotherapy, Cognitive Counselling, with a focus on ‘Positive Psychology’, ‘Transpersonal Psychology’, and Compassion Focused Therapy. I also incorporate, mindfulness- based approaches.
Specialist interests include: Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive, Stress management, performance enhancement and achievement; confidence, self-esteem, Alcohol problems, weight management and emotional eating, Insomnia, Motivation, Chronic fatigue & Fibromyalgia.
As a ‘trained teacher’ of the Mindful Self-Compassion programme. I am one of the first cohort of European teachers in this field in the UK.
In November 2016, I completed intensive training to become one of the first cohort of teachers outside the US to teach ‘Making friends with yourself-MSC for teens and young adults’
As a trained Mindful self-compassion teacher and believe firmly that mindfulness has an important role to play in the wellbeing and positive emotional functioning of every student undertaking academic study.
I am included on the directory of ‘Trained Mindful Self-Compassion programme teachers’ around the world with the Centre for Mindful Self-Compassion.