Mindfulness Courses

Bath, Bristol and Wells

John Waller UKCP reg. psychotherapist


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Below is a selection of useful books and links containing much information about mindfulness and the mindfulness MBCT courses I run in Bath, Bristol and Wells. At the bottom of the page are links to mindfulness centres of learning and retreat venues.

Jon Kabat-Zinn,

  • Coming to our Senses: Healing ourselves and the world through mindfulness, 2005, Hyperion.

  •  Everyday Blessings: The inner work of mindful parenting,1997,  Hyperion.

  •  Full Catastrophe Living: How to cope with stress, pain and Illness using mindfulness meditation,1990, Piatkus.

  •   Wherever You Go, There you are: Mindfulness meditation in Everyday Life, 1994, Hyperion.

 Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zin

  • The Mindfulness Way through Depression: Freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness. Guildford Press, 2007

 Jeffrey Brantley,  MD

  • Calming your anxious mind, New Harbinger publications, 2003

Paul Gilbert,

  • The Compassionate Mind, Constable and Robinson Ltd, 2009

Russ Harris,

  • The Happiness Trap, Constable and Robinson Ltd, 2007

Thich Nhat Hanh,

  • The miracle of mindfulness, 1991, Rider.

 Stephen Batcherlor,

  •  Buddhism Without Beliefs, 1997, Riverhead Books

 Mark Epstein,  

  • Thoughts Without a Thinker,Duckworth1996

Pema Chodron,

  • Start where you are:  A guide to compassionate living, Harper Collins Ltd. 199

Goldstein Joseph,

  •  Insight Meditation, Gill & Macmillan Ltd,1993


My Psychotherapy, Counselling and Mindfulness website                       www.mindfulapproach.co.uk

The course venue Combe Down Branch Surgery                             www.combedownsurgery.co.uk

Course retreat venue The Ammerdown Centre                                             www.ammerdown.org/

Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachsetts, USA (where it all began) http://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/home/index.aspx

Oxford Mindfulness Centre, Oxford University

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, The official website                                 www.mbct.co.uk

Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, Devon

Mental Health Foundation

Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University of Wales http://www.bangor.ac.uk/mindfulness/

Dr Paul Gilberts' The Compassion Mind Foundation               http://www.compassionatemind.co.uk/

Mental Health Foundation list of Mindfulness courses                                    www.bemindful.co.uk

Russ Harris, Author of the Happiness Trap                                            www.thehappinesstrap.com


Retreats and Centres of Learning

Dhamma Dipa in Herefordshire is one of the many centres around the world dedicated to the practice of Vipassana meditation as taught by S. N. Goenka.    www.dipa.dhamma.org/

Gaia House in South Devon offers insight meditation retreats in the Buddhist tradition.                                                                                            http://www.gaiahouse.co.uk/

Trigonos, North Wales


For Counselling & Psychotherapy please click on:  www.mindfulapproach.co.uk