Mindful Leadership Certificate


Mary Doyle Portait

A two-day workshop focused on mindful leadership will be offered this spring at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center at 80 Belmont Ave., Belfast.

The Mindful Leadership program will introduce participants to practical ways to bring mindfulness to daily work life. At the workshop, to be held Apr. 5 and 26, 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m., attendees will practice mindfulness meditation, learn competencies of mindful leadership, and discuss strategies for being calmer, more clear-minded and emotionally aware in the workplace.

The program will introduce tools and techniques for implementing mindfulness at work to enhance focus, clarity, relationships and results.

Program facilitator Mary Doyle, M.A., R.N., earned a graduate degree in organizational development from Emerson College, a bachelor’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Maine and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern Maine. Doyle is qualified as a mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher by the University of California, San Diego Center for Mindfulness. She has additional MBSR teacher training from Bangor University in the United Kingdom. Doyle is the owner of Mindfulness to Work, a private practice that provides training, coaching and leadership training based on the principles of mindfulness.

The cost of the two-day workshop is $215, with need-based scholarships available.

A light breakfast, refreshments, lunch and materials are included. A UMaine certificate in Mindful Leadership is awarded upon completion. CEU’s are available.

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Contact Diana McSorley; 207.338.8093 for information, registration, and scholarship applications.