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Mindfulness for Stress, Anxiety and Well-being

by Mr Ko Teik Yen, Mindfulness-based Psychotherapist

Have you suffered from restlessness, erratic sleep, weight problems, a weak immune system, finding it difficult to stay focus or feeling as if you have lost control?

Our popular Mindfulness workshop helps us to cope with problems that are all too common in our modern life. Stress, depression and anxiety are symptomatic of this frantic and chaotic world. Clinical studies have show that a mindfulness-based training program alleviates stress, improves overall health, and helps manage pain and chronic illness.

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a skill that enables us to pay attention to what is happening in the present moment with increased awareness of our thoughts, feelings and body sensation with open curiosity.

Our Workshop

Our mindfulness program combines the clinically proven Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for the prevention of depression relapse. It also incorporates skills training in mindfulness, stress physiology and cognitive awareness. It trains participants to develop and draw on their inner resource to bring about focus, balance, coping strategies, stability and wellbeing.

This five-week intensive is held over eight weeks. It includes:

- 6 guided Mindfulness meditation audios - Mindfulness training manual by UK Breathworks - Complimentary follow-up evening sessions at The Mind Faculty (subject to availability) - Support via Whatsapp Chat group and other online media

A certification of completion will be awarded upon completion of the course. This meets the requirement equivalent to the basic eight-week modern Mindfulness training as a foundation training to attend Mindfulness Teacher’s Training at UK Breathworks.

What to expect

Each session consists of experiential leaning through guided mindfulness and meditation exercises.

Session 1: Breaking Anchor Anchoring Ourselves in this Frantic and Unpredictable World

Session 2: Mindfulness of Body and Stress Coming to Our Senses

Session 3: Mindfulness of Emotions When Your Buttons are Pressed

Session 4: Mindfulness of Thought Patterns The Pleasure of Small Things

Session 5: Mindfulness of Self Compassion Put Your Own Mask On First

Session 6: Mindfulness for Others The Tender Gravity of Kindness

Session 7: Mindfulness for Interactions Dancing in the Rain

Session 8: Mindfulness for Life Worth Living

One-day Intensive: Putting it All Together Making it Matter to You


"Mindfulness training by Mr. TY Ko has completely turned my life around."

"TY Ko deeply embodies a well understood, insightful and highly developed mindfulness practice tailored to the needs of stress and vulnerabilities. The beauty and efficacy of his teaching lies in the masterful balance of simplicity, clarity and gentleness combined with skillful care for the needs of his participants. I have been richly fed by this training and my health and sense of wellbeing has vastly improved.”

It will be facilitated by

Mr. Ko Teik Yen is a fully accredited Mindfulness teacher to run the UK Breathworks Mindfulness for Health, and Mindfulness for Stress courses. He is also founding director of Asia Mindfulness and the LCCH Therapy Center at Pantai Hospital KL. He is also the author of the book Parenting 2.0. He has treated clients with anxiety, depression, chronic pain, panic disorders, phobias and other chronic illnesses

Are you interested?

We will be running our popular Mindfulness workshop throughout the year. Email us <enquiries@themindfaculty> to find out our availability. Upon registration, our facilitator will get in touch with you. This is an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have about the program or to voice any specific needs you may have about joining the course. Each intake is small to ensure that you have one-on-one time with the facilitator.

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