Finding and Living Your Purpose in Life 2018-03-10T17:49:16+00:00

Finding and Living Your Purpose in Life

This course aims to combine the creative side of uncovering your passions, with the practical tools for implementing changes in your life.

  • Award: Certificate of Attendance and Participation. CPD: 12 hours

  • Cost: €250.00 (Reduced rate for IICP Students /Alumni and VCS Counsellors: €212.50)

  • Dates: To be announced shortly

  • Register Your Interest: Click here to register your interest

Introduction

This course combines a unique blend of mindfulness and hands-on, evidence-based tools for unlocking your true purpose. You will be guided through a series of exercises which engage your mind, body and spirit and which allow you to awaken to your dreams and ambitions. This course aims to combine the creative side of uncovering your passions, with the practical tools for implementing changes in your life

Programme Content

The transformational power of yogic meditation is paired with tools for implementing change in your life. All the tools are evidence-based, and have strong research to support their effectiveness in kick-
starting transformation and creating sustainable change.
  1. Introduction to the tools: creative strategies for uncovering your dreams.
  2. Finding your element: where what you like doing meets what you are good at.
  3. Dreaming and scheming.
  4. Intentional goal setting: moving from the general to the specific.
  5. Implementing change: exploring hidden barriers and strategies to overcome them.
  6. Creating an action plan. In the final part of the course we will focus on creating a plan of action to help you to achieve your goals and bring you further towards a purpose- filled life.

Dates:

  • Dates will be announced shortly

Entry Requirements:

  • It is suitable for anyone who would like to create some positive change in their lives, big or small.

Award:

  • Certificate of Attendance and Participation
  • CPD: 12 hours

Cost:

  • €250.00 (€212.50 for IICP Students/Alumni and VCS Counsellors)

Venue:

Why attend this CPD Course?

  • Introduction to the tools: creative strategies for uncovering your dreams.
  • Finding your element: where what you like doing meets what you are good at.
  • Implementing change: exploring hidden barriers and strategies to overcome them.
  • Create a plan of action to help you to achieve your goals and bring you further towards a purpose-filled life.

About the Programme Facilitator

Dr. Maria Quinlan
Dr. Maria QuinlanIICP Module & CPD Lecturer
PhD Social Work and Social Policy, MA Sociology, BA (Hons) Sociology and Economics

Maria is a member of the Sociological Association of Ireland and the British Sociological Association. She currently lectures at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in IICP, UCD and has lectured in Trinity College Dublin at the School of Social Work and Social Policy. Her
areas of interest and expertise include research methods –
quantitative and qualitative; research design within the field of counselling and psychotherapy; Sociological theory – particularly related to mental health and illness; and issues of equality.