Mr Robert Gebka

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: RG00P02

Location: Bournemouth

My mindfulness teaching style is very light hearted and practical which also draws on my personal insights and experience. I teach mindfulness in a scientific, fun and gentle way focusing on making mindfulness practical and useful in your daily life.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    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. His mindfulness work is supervised by the managing director of the University of California San Diego, Centre for Mindfulness.
  • What I can help with
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Cancer
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
    • Relationships
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Spirituality
  • Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Mandarin
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