Mindfulness in the Workplace

UK businesses lose approximately £ 530 million a year due to stress-related illnesses, according to the Health and Safety Executive. There has never been a better time to help your employees become more emotionally and mentally resilient and prevent burn-out. Business benefits when its staff and leaders are empowered to work in a creative and engaged way. Mindfulness can help support that.

Our tailored mindfulness programmes can help your organisation gain:

tickHigher levels of motivation, job satisfaction and sense of responsibility.

tickIncreased attention span, greater focus, creativity, agility and productivity.

tickLower absenteeism, burnout and staff turnover rate.

tickEnhanced emotional intelligence and self-awareness.

tickGreater Openness to change and self-Improvement.

tickImproved decision making skills.

tickIncreased job satisfaction.

tickImproved office morale and interpersonal relationships.

tickIncreased stability during periods of change.

tickMore creativity and stronger leadership skills.

tickThe ability to respond rather than react by breaking habitual patterns of behaviour.

tickIncreased productivity.

Why choose us?

tickWe are committed to you and your unique journey as an organisation. We are here to support you every step of the way.

tickWe are the largest mindfulness organisation in Dorset and have taught mindfulness to over 3000 individuals in the last 5 years.

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NHS-OSCARSWe are the winners of both the Runner Up CEO Award for Innovation at the 2013 NHS OSCARS for our contribution to NHS staff wellbeing and the finalists at the Association of Professional Coaches, Trainers and Consultants, 2015 awards ceremony in London.


We support evidence based research


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Dorset Mindfulness Centre is actively involved in research with University of Derby, University of Wolverhampton and Exeter University. The research projects are investigating the effects of several meditation techniques taught at the Dorset Mindfulness Centre on chronic sleep problems, anxiety and depression as well as markers of inflammation, cortisol, physiological variables such as blood pressure.


Our business clients

We have worked with numerous small, medium and large businesses including the NHS, The Colourworks, and Bournemouth University and are confident that we will be able to help you enhance your staff wellbeing and business productivity.

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Click here to view oranisations we have had the pleasure to work with.

Our training team & advisory board


All training is led by Robert Gebka, the Executive Director of the Dorset Mindfulness Centre. Robert is a Qualified MBSR Teacher with the University of California San Diego Medical School, USA. He is former Buddhist monk who lived, worked and trained for five years at the Nan Hua Zen Buddhist monastery before joining the NHS. It is during this time that he was fortunate enough to meet HH the 14th Dalai Lama. He is an accredited psychological counsellor and has completed a two year project in Mindfulness Based Interventions in an NHS psychiatric hospital with a clinical population. He is also the author Managing Depression with Mindfulness for Dummies. Robert studied the neuroscience and physiology of mindfulness with Neuragy UK and is a registered member of the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations. He abides by their Good Practice Standards for teaching mindfulness-based courses. Read about Robert’s mindfulness journey and qualifications HERE. Robert is a member of:

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Robert works in mental health for Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust and is CRB checked and fully insured.


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The training is co-delivered with our visiting trainers Jonathan Stock, a Core Process Psychotherapist (1st picture) Dr Xun He (2nd picture) a neuroscientist from Bournemouth University and Helena Edwards (3rd picture) an Occupational Therapist, mindfulness, somatic movement and Yoga teacher. Click here to view our team profiles.

Dr-James-Dotyhickman-mindfulnessChris GermerOur advisory board consultants for the centre are Dr Christopher Germer (1st picture), a clinical psychologist and lecturer on psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Chris is a co-developer of the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program, author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, and co-editor of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, and Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy. Dr Steven Hickman (2nd picture) Founder and Executive Director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness, Dr James Doty (3rd picture) Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University and the Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University School of Medicine. Click here to view our advisory board profiles


We offer the following Mindfulness for business programmes:

Introductory Mindfulness Seminars

1 to 25 delegates. A tailor-made one or two hour Introduction to Mindfulness. Delegates will be introduced to the fundamental idea of mindfulness and how mindfulness can be used in a practical way to help reduce stress and enhance a sense of wellbeing. This event is held at the place of work. Delegates will receive an online Mindfulness CD to support their own practice.


Half-Day or Full-Day tailor-made workshops & masterclasses

1 to 20 delegates. This enables delegates to gain a deeper understanding into Mindfulness. This workshop also provides an opportunity to explore ways in which mindfulness could be integrated into daily work/life. This event is held at relaxed local hotel venue. Delegates will receive an online Mindfulness CD to support their own practice.


8- Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses

1 to 25 delegates. This course 8 Week systematic evidence based programme is designed to effectively support people with stress, empowering them to enhance their sense of wellbeing. It teaches mindfulness and basic mindful body movement exercises such as yoga to cultivate awareness and reduce stress. Delegates will also receive an online Mindfulness CD to support their own practice.


For more information please contact Clare Clements

Hello, my name is Clare and I am here to help you in whatever way I can. Whether you have a question about our mindfulness courses or simply want to know whether mindfulness could help you, I will be delighted to be of support.

Feel free to email me on info@dorset-mindfulness.co.uk or give me a call on

01202 021 063 for a no obligation telephone chat


Or click here to use our CONTACT FORM

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NHS-OSCARSWe are the winners of both the Runner Up CEO Award for Innovation at the NHS OSCARS for our contribution to NHS staff wellbeing and finalists at the Association of Professional Coaches, Trainers and Consultants awards ceremony in London.


Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
– M. Scott Peck