Mark is an experienced Meditation Teacher and practitioner. He has an academic background in Psychology, Business Studies, Theology and the study of World Religions. He has a Masters in Philosophy from the Irish School of Ecumenics and Peace Studies, Trinity College, Dublin. He has worked professionally in both the business and charitable sectors.
He trained at the internationally renowned Karuna Institute, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon. The Karuna Institute offers the only fully accredited and fully validated United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists (UKCP) training in Buddhist Psychology in Western Europe. He has studied extensively with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh( latest weblink https://plumvillage.org/about/thich-nhat-hanh/)
Mark is deeply inspired and informed by the teachings and writings of Pema Chodron (latest weblink https://gampoabbey.org/gampo-acharya-ani-pema-chodron/ ) and the late Ayya Khema (latest weblink http://www.buddhanet.net/masters/ayya-khema.htm).