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Foundations of Meditation 3 day Retreat
September 14, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Meditation in the Yarra Valley with Heather Marriott.
This 3-day retreat is for people wanting to become familiar with the basics of meditation. Suitable for beginners and experienced meditators, this weekend will include teachings, yoga, relaxation and bush walks.
Single accommodation and vegetarian meals
Cost $650 or $590 if pay before 14 August
Bookings and enquiries OR 0413125837
Event Organiser: Heather Marriott
Heather has been a registered psychologist for 25 years and have worked in many of Melbourne’s large counselling agencies as a psychotherapist, educator, trainer and supervisor. For many years I have been in private practice in inner Melbourne and, more recently, from Healesville in the beautiful Yarra Valley.
Her journey as a psychotherapist led me to an exploration of the traditional teachings and practices of Buddhism. In particular, I became interested in Tibetan Buddhism and have studied and meditated for 20 years. Meditation has become a major part of my own life and it has proven to be invaluable in my work with people.
Western existential approaches have also formed the theoretical basis of my clinical work. This is really about how we create meaning in our lives. This sits very nicely with Buddhist psychology which is also about how we can live with purpose, compassion and following our truest values. This view of working with the mind is linked with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), emotion focussed therapy (EFT) and positive psychology.
Now Heather brings together my many years of clinical and meditation experience with the wisdom and techniques of Buddhism to provide an integrated and powerful approach to changing our minds, hearts and lives.
In addition to her clinical work, Heather regularly run seminars, workshops and retreats for Evam Institute in Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland and New York City.