Psychology at the Coast

Just take a breath

With Mindfulness at the Coast, your journey starts here. Please be sure to explore what we offer and choose the course, retreat, and drop in just right for you. Due to the corona virus pandemic all our offerings are online.

Free drop in Mindfulness sessions (30 minutes) and Sunday morning deeper reflection and practice sessions (90 minutes). Therapeutic Counselling £50 per 60 minutes on Zoom. For bookings https://psychologyatthecoast.com/contact/

Whitley Bay Beach

Explore our drop in’s, retreats, workshops and 8 week courses to practice stillness, Mindfulness & Mindful self-compassion.

Mindfulness & Self-compassion

“Becoming aware of our thoughts and emotions and being able to look at them non-judgmentally and with warmth is the beginning of the path to waking up and becoming who we already are”. Pema Chödron.

Start where you are: A guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chödron

Upcoming Retreats & Workshops

St Mary’s Island Retreats

Sunday 19th April is cancelled, but hopefully we are able to offer a retreat later in the year. Getting stranded at St Mary’s Island and experience nature, shared silence and diverse guided practices. Bring a packed lunch and warm clothes, costs £40 for the day, inclusive tea, coffee and snacks.

What People Say…….

“The pace of the session meant that we had time to reflect and to respond or not – I did not feel pressured to respond or have an opinion. The teacher developed a strong sense of union and support within the group which was embodied by respect and common humanity.”

participant K.C.

“This was a very positive experience for me, allowing me to get to know myself on a deeper level.”

“I found the course thought provoking and emotionally provoking. I felt that experiences that were impacting on my life (even though I was not aware of the impact) surfaced and that I could process them in a supported environment. Through the teacher’s guidance I feel my compassion for myself and others growing and my judgement receding.”

Participant A.T.

“A course that allows you to explore your own compassion, whilst learning a technique that is soothing and provides space and time to rest recover and restore.”

“I attended the course in the Autumn and it was the best i have participated in to date. Anna is a psychologist as well as a trained MSC teacher so it’s great value for money. I use the tools and strategies I learned for reducing stress, on a daily basis. It’s a life changer!”

Participant E.P.

“I was quite surprised at how deep my sorrow goes. Not only from my current situation but trying to make sense of my previous journeys and now learning how to support myself through these in a sensitive and forgiving way.”

“I found the course to be meaningful and transformative and I reached a level of acceptance that I thought was beyond me.”

Participant T.R.

“The course was held by Anna with a natural sapiential authority though this was never forced.”


Book an 8 week course and learn how to be more authentically yourself while setting up your own daily practice

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8 Week MBCT

Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy course 2 hours per week for 8 weeks, inclusive a telephone intake, audio, a silent retreat day & booklet

8 Week MSC

April 2020 Online Zoom sessions

Mindfulness based Self Compassion course 2,5 hours per week. Inclusive a telephone intake, audio, a retreat day & booklet

6 Week Mindful Parenting

For more mindful interactions with your child(ren). This course will be launched this September 2020.

Drop In Sessions

Please drop in via Zoom on a Thursday night from 7 – 7.40PM for mindfulness & mindful self-compassion practice.

Every Third Friday of the month Barefoot Dancing at the Yoga Station in Whitley Bay. On the 17th of April we will have a Zoom boogie session!! Enjoy dancing with others in the safe space of your own home. Hopefully our May boogie will be back at the Yoga Station on Friday 15th May 2020 from 6.30 – 8PM (Costs £5).

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