september, 2020

mon28sep12:00 AM11:59 PMBuddhism & Psychotherapy: 10-Week Course - Online12:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Event Details

This course explores the interface between Buddhism and contemporary psychotherapies. It examines the therapeutic effects of the Buddha’s core teachings and practices and also the ways in which the practice of mindfulness can be used alongside Western therapeutic modalities for a broader and better result. Mindfulness meditation training, its neurological bases and its application in contemporary psychotherapies will be discussed, demonstrated and practised in interactive and experiential ways.
This course will be an invaluable asset for those working in the field of mental health who wish to expand, improve and incorporate Buddhist mindfulness-based teachings and practices into their clinical practice. And, importantly, as a bonus, develop and deepen their own mindfulness practice for greater well being and increased resilience at work and at home.

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Subject Dates 

28 September 2020 – 4 December 2020 (online)

Course Facilitators

Dr Eng-Kong Tan is a medical doctor, consultant psychiatrist and a Buddhist-influenced analytic psychotherapist who practises mindfulness as a core component in individual, couple and group therapies. He is the Founder President of the Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists and its first Director of Training of its Professional Training Course in Buddhism & Psychotherapy.  He is the Founder and Chairman of the Metta Clinic, an established group psychological practice in Pymble, Sydney.

Dr Nadine Levy is a lecturer in Health and Social Wellbeing at the Nan Tien Institute and teaches and researches in the areas of mindfulness, compassion and social emotions. Her doctoral research examined the therapeutic effects of spiritual community and considered the intersection of mindfulness and psychotherapeutic discourse. She has taught meditation for over ten years and is currently completing her teacher training in the Buddhist Insight Tradition.

This subject is open to the public through the non-award pathway, or available as a TEQSA approved postgraduate (level 9) course. To apply now, click the link below:

For all other course inquiries, email us today at or contact Dr Nadine Levy directly on +61 (2) 4258 0752.


(Monday) 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM