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Course: Building the Foundations of Psychological Health and Well-being

Teacher: Kathleen Gregory
Date: 22-23 October
Details: Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm & 2.30 – 4.30pm, Sunday 10.30am-12.30pm
Venue: Maitripa Centre, Healesville (accommodation available)

Course Description

This weekend course provides an opportunity in a relaxed retreat environment to explore the three foundations of psychological health from a Buddhist perspective.

The foundations include:

  1. Appreciating our human condition
  2. Developing mental stability
  3. Cultivating ethical conduct

Incorporating meditation, contemplation and discussion the aim of the course is to deepen our understanding and experience of the foundations as a working basis for both developing and maintaining our well-being. The recent 8-week course on Buddhism for Psychotherapy: Facilitating Psychological Health is a useful introduction to the course material, but is not a prerequisite for the weekend program.

About the Teacher

Dr Kathleen Gregory is a counselling psychologist, academic, and has been a Buddhist practitioner for over sixteen years. She has an MA in Psychoanalytic Studies and a PhD in Comparative Philosophy. She coordinates the Master of Counselling program at La Trobe University, works in private practice, and has been a regular presenter at the E-Vam Institute on Buddhism and Psychotherapy.