Adam Godwin (MA) is from Oxford in The United Kingdom
Adam has studied philosophy and psychology for over fifteen years and his academic focus has been phenomenology, metaphysics, ontology, existentialism and clinical psychology. His overarching specialism is comparative clinical psychology and the history of psychotherapy.
Moreover, he is a specialist in the study of comparative mystical traditions with extensive personal experience with Zazen (Soto Zen Buddhist meditation), mindfulness meditation, and ecstatic dance. This passion for the study of mystical traditions is also rooted in an enduring love for mystical poetry from the Christian, Taoist, Buddhist & Sufi traditions.
BA - Psychology & Philosophy (The University of Reading, UK)
MA - Philosophy (The University of Reading, UK)
CPPD - Clinical Hypnosis (The London College of Clinical Hypnosis)
PGCE - Secondary Education - Philosophy & Religious Studies (Liverpool Hope University)
Forensic Mental Health Support Worker (2 Years)
[Mainly working with those diagnosed with schizophrenia and 'personality disorders']
Supported Housing Support Worker (2 Years)
[Working with homeless people suffering from drug and alcohol addictions]
Secondary School Teacher (4 Years)
[Teaching Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology & Religious Studies in a British state secondary school (12-18 year-olds)]
Digital Educational Resource Design (4 Years)
[Eventually founding The Global Metacognition Institute]
Other Relevant Experiences:
I have spent 6 months training in mindfulness-based meditation techniques in a Soto Zen Buddhist Monastery in the UK
I also frequently attend conferences and healing festivals in order to learn about a wide variety of approaches to alternative healing and therapy
I have a longstanding passion for philosophy and psychology and my overarching aim is to share that passion with people around the world via professionally-designed online courses.