THE NATIONAL SOCIETY REGISTER OF MINDFULNESS TEACHERS & FACILITATORS
(Registration 05) Registered Non-clinical Mindfulness Teacher (RNMT)
This registration is available to anyone who has studied to be a Mindfulness Teacher or Facilitator led by a trainer who has, previously, successfully completed a relevant programme from an organisational member of the UK Network for Mindfulness Teacher Trainers. Candidates are also required to complete an Embodiment Interview to the satisfaction of a relevant committee within The National Society Board of Registrars. Registration, and membership of the Society, is completely free for the first year if a Direct Debit is completed.
(Registration 06) Registered Clinical Mindfulness Teacher (RCMT)
This registration is available to people who:
1) have successfully completed both the delivery and
2) the embodiment elements of The Diploma in Clinical Mindfulness Teaching (7501 DipCMT) and who have
3) a clinical qualification recognised by the NHS
or the UKCP in the UK, the HSE (Feidhmeannacht na Seirbhíse Sláinte) or the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP) in Ireland, the health authorities in the Isle of Man or Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey or who are established on a pathway to a clinical qualification recognised by the UKCP or the ICP.
Conversion is also possible for candidates who have clinical qualifications from other EU countries.
4) have had a daily personal meditation practice for over 12 months
Registration is subject to an interview to establish the candidate’s understanding of the Register’s aims and objectives and, in particular, its Code of Ethics.
(Registration 12) Registered Approved Supervisor: Clinical Mindfulness Teaching
Demonstrating to the Clinical Mindfulness Teaching Committee of the Board of Registrars the significant experience and learning needed to supervise other mindfulness teachers.
(Registration 14) Registered Clinical Mindfulness Teacher Trainer (RCMTT) FREE PROGRAMME
Registered Clinical Mindfulness Teacher Trainers train mindfulness teachers how to teach the Diploma in Clinical Mindfulness Teaching (7501 DipCMT) which enables students to become new mindfulness teachers.
Maintaining the very highest of standards in those applying for registration as RCMTTs is critical to the future of mindfulness. For this reason, registration is available only to those who have:
a) had a daily meditation practice for 2 years or more or a yoga practice for 2 years or more and a meditation practice of 15 months or more
b) led twelve 8+All-Day courses of which two must be MBCT, two must be Pain or Anxiety and two must be Performance Enhancement & Stress Reduction
c) been the Senior Lead in six 8+All-Days
d) been the I/c in five 8+All-Days (you can be both I/c and Lead or Senior Lead on most courses)
e) attended two 7504 DiccMT&M courses and two 7501 DipCMT courses and have taught successfully following those attendances in one or other or both
There is no obligation to continue your studies, but if you do so, after joining this Register you could also be included on:
THE NATIONAL SOCIETY REGISTER OF HYPNOTHERAPISTS
THE NATIONAL SOCIETY REGISTER OF PSYCHOTHERAPISTS
THE NATIONAL SOCIETY REGISTER OF MINDFULNESS-LED THERAPISTS & MENTORS
What is the difference between a National Society Registered Non-clinical or Clinical Mindfulness Teacher and a National Society Registered Mindfulness-based Therapist or Mentor?
National Society Registered Non-clinical and Clinical Mindfulness Teachers are trained to lead groups of people taking one of three “8+All-Day Programmes” – all of which are listed on The National Colleges’ Initiative Courses page here. These courses include programmes accredited by the National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (“NICE”) for use in the NHS.
National Society Registered Mindfulness-based Therapists and Mentors are trained to work with individuals, couples or with organisations.