Seamus McMahon

Seamus McMahon is a teacher and practitioner of mindfulness and holds an MSc with distinction in Mindfulness Based Approaches from the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales.  He is experienced in teaching 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses, Mindful Parenting courses, and courses and workshops on Mindfulness in the Workplace in the corporate and business sectors.

He regularly teaches MBSR and other courses in person and online. Seamus is trained in the “Taking it Further: Mindfulness for Life” teaching curriculum, an extension and deepening of the 8 week curriculum given by the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, and he completed teacher training in Mindfulness Based Compassionate Living (MBCL) with the Mindfulness Network (UK).

He has particular interests in the Buddhist background to Mindfulness. As part of the MSc he completed a research thesis on Mindful Parenting. Seamus holds a BA (Hons) from UCD, a Diploma in Library and Information Studies from UCD and a Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work from UCC.  He formerly worked as the Deputy Librarian at University College Cork.

Seamus and his wife have three young adult children and live in Crosshaven, County Cork.

Good Practice Guidelines

Seamus McMahon adheres to the Good Practice Guidelines for Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses developed by the Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland. These include formal mindfulness training, regular supervision, daily personal meditation practice, attendance at retreats, and a high standard of ethics applied to the teaching of mindfulness. He is a registered member of the Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland (MTAI), The Teaching Council of Ireland, and the Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT).

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