Mindfulness training & counselling in Sydney's Inner west
Welcome to HeadRest. HeadRest provide counselling & mindfulness courses in Marrickville, in Sydney's inner west.
Mindfulness courses for all
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
An 8-week course run 8x every year in Marrickville. Next course begins Oct 24. Book now.
Living Compassionately With Mindfulness
An annual 8-week course to cultivate compassion for MBSR grads running each February.
We will run Circle of Security courses in your home and Mindful Parenting courses in community centres and schools.
Quarterly Day of Mindfulness
Once you have done a MBSR course you are welcome to return and join and Day of Mindfulness
Monthly Practice Groups
A wonderful support post MBSR
Refresh Your MBSR
This will occassionally run instead of a practice group. 6x 1.5 hours for anyone who has ever done an MBSR course. Next course begins Aug 9. Book now.
Our schools courses; mindfulness in education.
An Introduction to Mindfulness for Teachers
A 2-hour NESA accredited workshop for proficient teacher PD
Mindfulness for teachers- a 6-week in-school course
A 6 x 1.5-hour NESA accredited in-school course for teachers' wellbeing
We teach mindfulness to students in short lessons that are then reinforced by your classroom teacher.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for teens (MBSR-Teens)
An 6-8 week x 1.5-hour teens group program (MBSR-T)
A 6-8 week x 1.5-hour group to support your parents
5 reasons to treat yourself to an MBSR course this winter.
It’s winter, it’s cold. It’s time for all things nurturing. Attending an MBSR class is a treat, an exercise in self-care. We turn the heaters on, wrap blankets around ourselves and plunge in. Here are a few composite anecdotes showing what MBSR can offer you.
1. Show up fully for life.
Gary led a busy life. He spent hours planning and ticking things off his to-do list. At the end of the day, he was exhausted and still on the treadmill, thinking through what was to happen tomorrow.
From week 1 of MBSR, he began to ...