An Introduction to Mindfulness – Online

Whether you're a medical student or Doctor in training, life can be stressful and even overwhelming. MDA National is here to not only protect your career and reputation, but also to support your health and wellbeing along the way.

As part of our continued support for students and doctors in training, we have partnered with AccessEAP to provide you with a complimentary series of health and wellbeing webinars and facilitated group sessions, focusing on mental health and wellbeing peer support.

We are kicking off our complimentary Health and Wellbeing program for our Members with a live webinar on Mindfulness on Monday 8th August.

This session is being run at the following times:

7.00-8.30pm AEST

6.30-8.00pm ACST

5.00-6.30pm AWST

 

For more information about this activity visit the event’s registration page.

 

Our Facilitator

Stephen Malloch

A counsellor, workshop designer and facilitator, and career coach with over 15 years’ experience. Currently Senior Clinical Consultant at AccessEAP, Stephen also works in private practice, and as a research academic holding an honorary role at Sydney University in the Westmead Psychotherapy Program. His model of human communication, called Communicative Musicality, informs his therapeutic practice, and is explored in the book of the same name (published by Oxford University Press).

This workshop is complimentary for MDA National Members.

Event Information

Career Stages:

  • Medical Students
  • Doctors in Training
  • Others
  • Doctors in Specialist Training

When

Monday, 08 August 2022 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Where

Online from the comfort of your computer – chrome browser recommended

Booking Information

Bookings Essential

 

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