Marian Dwyer

Marian Dwyer BSc., RMN, Dip Couns, MBCT Teacher and Accreditated Breathworks  Mindfulness Teacher and .b trained to train teachers as part of the Mindfulness in Schools Project.

My clinical background is in mental health nursing and psychodynamic psychotherapy  and counselling.

I am a registered nurse and a qualified counsellor and I have experience of working in GP surgeries as well as in specialist services in the NHS.

I have been practicing meditation since 2006 while continuing to work in the NHS and I have been committed to ongoing personal and professional development and I continue to engage in ongoing supervision and training.

I completed my Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) training; I’m an accredited Breathworks trainer and I have completed two years of as Master degree in Mindfulness and Compassion.

I am interested in compassion and I have attended the introduction to Compassion Focussed Therapy with Dr Peter Gilbert.

I did my Breathworks training with Vidyamala Burch and Gary Hennessey.

I continue to develop my practice with regular attendance at retreats and trainings led by world renowned teachers including John Kabat-Zinn, John Teasdale, Christina Feldman, Tara Brach among others.

I am a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and adhere to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy to ensure safe working and practice.

I work to the standards of the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teachers which offers good practice guidelines for teaching mindfulness-based courses. These principles promote good practice in teaching in mindfulness-based courses.

I teach MBCT, Mindfulness for Stress, Mindfulness for Pain and Illness and Finding Peace in a Frantic World, .b training for teachers as well as offering bespoke courses and teaching on an individual basis.

I regularly run workshops on Mindfulness and Compassion as well as doing bespoke workshops for industry.

Contact Marian by email: or phone: 07939 094797