Applications for our 2023 training are now open

This year-long, part-time, NHS-based course trains people to teach the eight-week MBCT/MBSR programmes. It is open to both NHS staff and people who work outside of the NHS. The training runs from February to December each year, and includes an opportunity to teach an entire MBCT or MBSR course alongside one of Sussex Mindfulness Centre's highly experienced mindfulness teachers.

Graduates are eligible to apply for BAMBA registration 

Graduates of the training, who have taught two groups of the same curriculum, are eligible to apply to the British Association for Mindfulness Based Approaches' (BAMBA's) national register of mindfulness teachers. The training costs £3,950, plus a £500 residential retreat. There are usually some funded or part-funded training places available for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust staff.

The course handbook below provides more details:

Deadline for applications has been extended to 5 December 2022

Applications close on 5 December 2022. 

For further information about the training, please contact smc@spft.nhs.uk or call our Sussex Mindfulness Centre Administrator on 0300 304 0689.