Claire Breen


Educational Psychologist  M.Ed(Psychology) : University of Cape Town


Certified MSC Teacher by University of California, San Diego, Centre for Mindfulness, Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute.


Specialist Teacher in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy:  Centre for Mindfulness, Research and Practice, Bangor University, U.K.


HPCSA Registration Number:  0027871


Individual Psychotherapy

Mindfulness and Compassion-based psychotherapy

I am a registered Educational Psychologist and have been in private practice since 1990 and am now using an integrative psychotherapy approach with Mindfulness and Compassion-based skills.


I am Certified MSC Teacher by Steve Hickman, UCSD, Center for Mindfulness, Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute, and Exective Director of CMSC. My MSC teacher training was by Chris Germer, Kristin Neff, Steve Hickman and  Michelle Becker in Netherlands. A further 8 month MSC training in Community for Deepening Practice expanded my experience.

In addition, I have specialist teacher training in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy(MBCT) was with Sarah Silverton and Pamela Duckerin through the Center for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University, U.K.


My private practice is in the Cape Winelands where my therapy room overlooks our spacious indigenous garden.

Mindful Self-Compassion

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