simon mckibbin aka sinhaketu - Focusing Member in eastern


Biography

I met Gene Gendlin, the founder of Focusing in 2008 when I visited the Garrison Institute in Garrison, New York.  I was moved by his quality of utter humility and ordinariness, endearing me to want to embrace this precious approach. Through it I have come to appreciate the extraordinary depth of vision that Gene had.

I am touched to share this precious vision of Focusing, enriched and enhanced with 30 years as a Mindfulness practitioner and Nonviolent Communication  (NVC) trainer. I am currently on a one year placement at Cambridge University involved in the research project teaching Focusing based Mindfulness.



What I'm Doing Now

I offer One to One Focusing Coaching to learn/enhance Focusing

I offer One to One Focusing Resourcing for challenging times

Focusing Training for groups and Communicty development

Focusing and Mindfulness (Focusing based Mindfulness)

Focusing and Non Violent Communication (NVC).

A large part of my work involves Focusing based Mindfulness at Cambridge University where I work as a Mindfulness teacher.



Primary Phone

07974817393



Primary Email

Simon McKibbin aka Sinhaketu - info@mindfulnesswithcompassion.com



Website

http://www.mindfulnesswithcompassion.com



Events by simon mckibbin aka sinhaketu

Focusing Foundation Skills and Community Experience 2018

focusing skills certificate Course

Travel Lighter.  This course comprises of 4 long weekends at...

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Travel Lighter.  This course comprises of 4 long weekends at beautiful An Tionol, Compassionate Community Centre, Gort, Co Galway, Ireland. Venue easily accessible from UK with cheap flights to Shannon airport & then 1 hour away. BFA Certificated What do you do when you want to let go of something in you, but it is not ready to let go of you!? How wonderful would it be if you could ‘be with yourself’ in a way that inspired flow and movement even with the most challenging of patterns, to tap into your innate body wisdom? Learn how to Travel Lighter through this life moment by moment! What is Focusing? It is a way of ‘coming home’ to yourself – a means of radical acceptance of anything inviting a sense of ease, flow and freedom. It is an exquisitely sensitive way of listening to or sensing what our (inner) world is telling us, often in the form of subtle feelings/sensations, in a way that is safe and gentle. It offers a creative and quietly profound way of being even with what we find most difficult and challenging. In focusing we are often pleasantly surprised by fresh or new spaces emerging, even from ‘impossibly stuck’ places. It is, in my experience a deeply satisfying process allowing my heart and soul space to breathe and be itself, to find its own sense of rightness. Overview year-long Focusing Foundation Course [This is a 4 long-weekend Module Learning and Community Experience]

  • A comprehensive introduction to focusing
  • Focusing alive in Community
  • Allow you to engage in focusing partnerships and focus alone
  • Make connections and enjoy a rich sense of community
  • Enjoy the luxurious experience of nature and nurture at An Tionol
  This course of 4 Weekend Modules will explore the following to  
  • Enable a gentle and deep inner healing process
  • Develop empathic and sensitive listening
  • Learn to sense and befriend your body in a new and empowered way
  • Live life from the unfolding fresh moment
  • Compassionately respond to your inner judge
  • Develop a grounded and balanced sense of yourself
   What can you expect in any one Weekend Module
  • Connect more deeply with self and others as you interact and explore focusing
  • Do exercises, demonstrations and receive instructions
  • Break out groups for focusing sessions with other participants
  • Connect with individuals and the whole group
  • Reading and Focusing sessions between weekend modules
  The 4 Weekend Modules; Module 1 First Steps on your Focusing Journey Date: Thurs March 15 (6pm) -  Sunday 18 (3pm) 2018   Module 2 Focusing and journeying deeper to travel lighter Date: Thurs June 14 (6pm) - Sunday 17 (3pm) 2018   Module 3 Focusing and the joy of the senses Date: Thurs Sept 27 (6pm) – Sunday 30 (3pm) 2018   Module 4 Focusing and freedom Date: Thurs Nov 22 (6pm) - Sunday 25 (3pm) 2018   Venue - An Tionól Cottage Centre for Creative and compassionate living. This is an intimate setting with only 12 places. The bookings are on a first come first served bases. General Information You will be invited to form Empathy Groups that will meet daily during the modules and continue in the times between the courses Daily Programme 8.30 Breakfast 10.00 Morning session 13.30 Lunch and free time. 15.00 – 16.00 Focusing Groups. 16.15 Afternoon session 19.00 Evening meal. 20.15 Creative activities; Singing and dancing, etc. More on Focusing Training Prep: Read The Power of Focusing (A practical guide to emotional self-healing) by Ann Weiser Cornell (purchase from https://www.amazon.co.uk/Power-Focusing-Finding-Inner-Voice/dp/157224044X )hard cover from £1.40! Fees One fee for all four modules of the Year Training. The fee includes; Tuition Materials, including handouts Vegetarian food Accommodation We offer a sliding scale, to make it more accessible depending on your financial means: Benefits or low-waged: Euro 1,700 Moderately comfortable: Euro 2000 A non refundable deposit of 30% is payable prior to the course module 1 attendance (i.e. 600 euro or 510 euro). Your place is secure after this booking payment. A choice of 4 equal payments (one payment per module) is then an option or full payment up front. Contact Marta Fabregat +353 872031764 - info@green-spiral.com Simon McKibbin + 44 7974817393 info@mindfulnesswithcompassion.com How to apply: Complete the booking form we will send you by email on interest. Special needs: Please let us know if you have any special needs or diet considerations. Personal Profiles: Simon McKibbin aka Sinhaketu and Marta Fabregat About the Trainer; Simon McKibbin aka Sinhaketu I believe focusing learning should be fun with a strong element of community and sharing. I am a certified BFA Focusing practitioner and also a certified trainer in the fields of Mindfulness and Nonviolent Communication (NVC), with 30 years of personal practise.   Combining elements of NVC and Mindfulness into the program adds a richness and depth allowing for a deeper facilitating of the Focusing experience. I am currently engaged in teaching Focusing based Mindfulness at Cambridge University. More on Simon and one to one https://www.mindfulnesswithompassion.com About the Host: Marta Marta trained as a social mediator, and in conflict resolution, community development and facilitation. Marta's experience in the art of hosting, holding space and healing in nature gives this course an exciting blend of elements to accompany the Focusing process as a community adventure. An Tionól Cottage´s hthttps://www.facebook.com/An-Tion%C3%B3l-Cottage-350915385105639/?hc_ref=ARSAA2bGzsLJQgGZJzC2rzj2kplkCGTHgMoW8rkzuQ1RBLrLibUdIRpSoGvkwWJBvrY natural environment, with the strong presence of an Irish oak forest and its respectful approach to learning, is the vessel that holds us together in any open circle. It is our intention to continue opening space for new, fresh ways of communicating, connecting and being in the world. More on Focusing - meet founder, Gene Gendlin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7PEC5Mh5FY

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Thu 15 Mar - 25 Nov 2018

County Galway Ireland,

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Focusing Foundation Skills Online Course (5 Modules)

focusing skills certificate Course

Online BFA Certificated Focusing Skills Foundation Course Up to...

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Online BFA Certificated Focusing Skills Foundation Course Up to 6 participants only The course comprises of 5 Modules of 6 weeks ( x 2 hours a week)

  What do you do when you want to let go of something in you, but it is not ready to let go of you!? How wonderful would it be if you could ‘be with yourself’ in a way that inspired flow and movement even with the most challenging of patterns, to tap into your innate body wisdom? Learn how to Travel Lighter through this life moment by moment! I offer these programs ongoing and commence the next one when I have 6 participants registered interest.  Please email me accordingly! What is Focusing? It is a way of ‘coming home’ to yourself. It is an exquisitely sensitive way of listening to or sensing what our (inner) world is telling us, often in the form of subtle feelings/sensations, in a way that is safe and gentle. It offers a creative and quietly profound way of being even with what we find most difficult and challenging. In focusing we are often pleasantly surprised by fresh or new spaces emerging, even from ‘impossibly stuck’ places. It is, in my experience a deeply satisfying process allowing my heart and soul space to breathe and be itself, to find its own sense of rightness. On this 5 Module Course we will explore the following: Develop a grounded and balanced sense of yourself. Compassionately respond to your inner judge. Enable a gentle and deep inner healing process Develop empathic and sensitive listening Learn to sense and befriend your body in a new & empowered way Live life from the unfolding fresh moment Module 1 overview (First Steps on your Focusing Journey) offers A comprehensive introduction to focusing Allow you to engage in focusing partnerships Module 1 Content Exploring the landscape – Focusing and silent listening Describing and resonating Letting it be there as fully as it wants to be The shape of the Focusing process What can you expect in any one session Hear and see the others as you interact and explore focusing Do exercises, demonstrations and receive instructions Ring off for focusing sessions with other participants Connect with individuals and the whole group (up to 6) Reading and Focusing sessions between online sessions This online course offers a very convenient way o to participate from the comfort of home, avoiding travel and whilst enjoying a sense of connection and community. We will use Zoom - easy to download with the option to use a free phone based conference facility if need be. Zoom is really great because if you miss a session - we record all sessions - you can have a copy to listen to before the next session. Or you can simply have a copy for your learning library. Titles for the 5 Modules Module 1: First steps in your Focusing Journey: An introduction 2018 Module 2: Focusing and journeying deeper to travel lighter Module 3: Focusing and the joy of the senses Module 4: Focusing and Going solo; journeying in confidence Module 5: Focusing and Freedom Dates: as and when we have 6 participants.  Please register your interest Day & Time: Sessions 2 hrs long Costs £150 per module. I invite you to commence with this program and if after the first module you are delighted with your experience as a result of your new skills and community connection, then comit to the rest of the following program (4 modules). If you have a preference to manage your finances flexible payment terms can be arranged, otherwise Book Now: Call 07974817393 or email info@mindfulnesswithcompassion.com to arrange payment through BACS or PAYPAL according to your needs More on Simon https://mindfulnesswithcompassion.com/about-the-team/ Listen to some introductions into focusing live with Simon https://soundcloud.com/simon-mckibbin/sets/focusing Meet the Founder introducing Focusing https://youtu.be/j7PEC5Mh5FY

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Sun 1 Apr - 21 Aug 2023

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