The Happy Starfish

Living Mindfully & Celebrating Health, Happiness & Peaceful Living

Private coaching

One to one coaching is available in person from Northamptonshire (Corby or Wellingborough), or via Skype.

Choose from our 4 week introduction to Mindfulness Programme or our comprehensive 8 week Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Course (Programmes below).  Both include manuals and MP3’s of meditations. Please note that these courses requires a minimum of 10 minutes home practice, 5 days a week.

If you are an experience meditator looking to deepen your practice please contact us and we can discuss your individual needs.

The programme plans below serve as a rough guide to the course content but may be adapted to suit your individual circumstances.

Attain and retain peace is a four week package. This package consists of 4 x 60-90 minute sessions and includes a manual and MP3 of meditations to use daily in-between sessions. £100.00.

Week One 

  • Why meditate?
  • What do I really want from meditation?
  • What meditation isn’t.
  • Automatic pilot.
  • Doing mode vs being mode.
  • The Body Scan Meditation.

Week Two

  • Staying present.
  • Noticing the now.
  • Thoughts are not facts.
  • Take a reality check.
  • Mindfulness of breath meditation.

Week Three

  • Where is your attention?
  • Becoming free from judgements.
  • Breaking the cycle of thinking.
  • Expanding consciousness meditation.

Part Four

  • What can possibly go wrong?
  • Moving forward.
  • Developing self-love and gratitude.
  • Loving kindness meditation.

Alternatively an 8 week Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy programme is available (based on the original Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programme devised by Jon Kobat-Zinn. This can be extremely helpful in cases of anxiety, stress, chronic illness or addiction. The programme includes periods of meditation, CBT exercises and theory.  MP3’s included.  £180.00.

Week One


Automatic pilot

Week Two

Living in our heads

Dealing with barriers

Week Three

Gathering the scattered mind

Mindfulness of breath

Week Four

Staying present

Recognising aversion

Week Five

Allowing/letting be

Exploring acceptance

Week Six

Thoughts are not facts

Week Seven

How can I best take care of myself?

Week Eight

Acceptance and change

Maintaining and extending new learning

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