Glenda Irwin



ACT Therapy


Glenda Irwin is a Mindful Coach; ACT Therapist; a facilitator of workshops in secular mindfulness training (beginners and advanced practitioners) and a trainer/supervisor to others teaching mindfulness practice.

She has studio space in East Auckland and also works from a central Auckland City base.

It’s a privilege, to teach people these ‘simple but not necessarily easy’ practices of focus and awareness. Using mindfulness, coaching and therapy tools to step away from our reactive life journey.

I call this gaining ‘Respons-ABILITY’,
— Glenda Irwin



(021) 77 6693


What is...

Mindfulness Practice

Mindfulness Practice is the intentional observation of the present moment. Using the body’s senses, the thoughts, and the emotions, as sources of one-pointed concentration; the practice places space between life’s event and our response.


Mindfulness is not meant to help us escape reality but to see it clearly, without the blinding overlays of ego…
— David Richo


Coaching is the 20th century’s modality that assists individuals to identify ‘core values’ and correspondingly, to see actions as either aligned, or not aligned. Client steered, the partnership: ‘client and coach’ uses goal setting and compassionate accountability, to reveal choice and potential.


Coaching is consistently positive, constructive, motivational, inspiring and effective...
— Daniel Goleman

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT, typically pronounced as the word “act”) is a form of counselling and a branch of clinical behaviour analysis… In ACT, ‘truth’ is measured through the concept of ‘workability’, or what will ‘work’ in order to take another step toward what matters (e.g. values, meaning.)


The aim of ACT is to maximize human potential for a rich, full and meaningful life...
— Russ Harris