Mindfulness, Spirituality & Medicine Diploma Course
An accredited & secular diploma programme to be facilitated by bestselling author Ralph Quinlan Forde BSc Hons MA, covering subjects such as Mindfulness, Compassionate Care, Healing, and Spirituality & Medicine. Ralph has now trained 2,500 people and staff in 10 hospitals and hospital groups. This year-long curriculum will begin February 22nd 2020 and will include both classroom settings and retreats in idyllic locations around Ireland. Additionally participants will also be directed to learn online and through University Blackboard.
“Ralph has a great presence about him, and easy to listen to.
The course has opened my eyes to a
better way of living my life.”
-- Amanda McCoy
“Extremely knowledgeable - great personality and ability to tune in to everyone. A delight to work
-- Phil White
“Ralph Quinlan Forde is an amazing, funny, hugely engaging, intelligent.
I wouldn’t have enjoyed it as
much without him as the instructor.”
-- Siobhan Casey
“Well presented, all subjects covered in the allotted time.
Ralph was excellent!!!”
-- Mary Riley
“I’m living in the moment. I’ve learned how to slow down.
I’m happy and mind and
body are connected.”
-- Angela Chapman
“A delight to listen to, inspirational.”
-- Anita Dolan
“A Godsend, a blessing, healing. Excellent facilitator, funny, engaging, very knowledgeable.
Loving blend of art and science.”
“A very interesting, engaging and humorous tutor.
More positive, better relationships, made me
slow down and appreciate what I have.”
-- Kathrina Devine
"The course has helped make sense of the numbness I was feeling - understand that I was shutting
myself off from loved ones and life. I realized how critical I am of myself and understand how much a
waste of energy that is. My self-esteem is improving, keen to keep walking on."
"Ralph was brilliant, he has a great way of keeping you interested,
and he knows what he's talking
about and is passionate about it."
"Already after just 6 weeks, family friends and colleagues notice
'something different about you'."
"Ralph is a mine of information, all examples were very relevant."
PROPOSED 2020 CURRICULUM SCHEDULE
Part 1: MINDFULNESS (8-week curriculum)
Week 1: Saturday 22nd February
Week 2: Saturday 29th February
Week 3: Saturday 7th March
Week 4: Saturday 14th March
Week 5: Saturday 28th March
Week 6: Saturday 4th April
Week 7: Saturday 18th April
Week 8: Saturday 25th April
Submission of Part 1 Essay: Friday 15th May
Part 2: COMPASSION
Compassion Retreat: Thursday 28th May – Sunday 31st May
Submission of Part 2 Essay: Friday 15th June
Part 3: HEALING
Compassion Retreat: Thursday 10th Sept. – Sunday 13th Sept.
Submission of Part 3 Essay: Friday 2nd October
Part 4: SPIRITUALITY & MEDICINE
Compassion Retreat: Thursday 12th Nov. – Sunday 15th Nov.
Submission of Part 4 Essay: Friday 4th December
Submission of Final Essay Jan 2021
by Ralph Quinlan Forde
-- Cadecus Magazine
“This is possibly the best book I have read for a long, long time.”
-- Professor Jan de Vries
“This is one of the most refreshing books I have come across for a long time.”
-- Denise Rankin-Box
Editor-in-Chief - Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice
“Let this informative, enlightening and enriching book be the vital force in your life.”
-- Sophie Dow
“Author Ralph Quinlan Forde shines the ancient art of Tibetan healing in a contemporary
-- Alison Batley
“Thought-provoking and about as far from conventional NHS-style approaches to health and
wellbeing as it's possible to be!”
-- Wave Magazine
"This is a most excellent book, extremely informative on an important and esoteric field of
-- Lady Neidpath of The Beckley Foundation
-- Mandala Magazine
“Wrote to make a scientific case for this ancient medical system, practicised for
over 1000 years.”
-- Feelgood Magazine
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