Insight International

We help you learn how to live your best life with mindfulness training, counselling and our unique therapy model - Insight Focused Therapy (IFT).

Join 1000’s of others who have instigated change in their lives.

What We Do

A Psychological Wellness Collective

Insight International is a global community of counsellors and trainers who care about the psychological well-being of humankind. We offer mindfulness training and counselling to help people achieve their dreams and ambitions using the latest research in neuroscience, therapeutic techniques and working in the community. We teach our unique therapy model – Insight Focused Therapy (IFT) to therapists and mindfulness enthusiasts.

Insight Focused Therapy (IFT) Training - Auckland, New Zealand

(10 days over a year, Auckland – begins March 18th 2017)
IFT promotes life changing insights and personal revelations, that can ‘rewire’ your brain and change your perceptions forever.

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Mindfulness Training Course - Auckland, New Zealand

(Auckland – begins 25th May 2017)
Do you want to be less stressed and overwhelmed, and feel more calm and in control? – register for our latest course today!

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Freedom from the Shadows of the Past

(Schladming Austria – 23-25th June 2017)

Can the genes we were born with be changed? How can we change the patterns in our lives to experience greater happiness and wellbeing?

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3 Day IFT Accelerated Leaning Course

(Austria –  27-29th June 2017)

You are invited to attend a three day accelerated learning course on IFT where Pauline Skeates, developer of Insight Focused Therapy, will condense all the components of IFT into a well-executed schedule.

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What Do We Do

Emergent Living

Therapy Model

Insight Focused Therapy – our new mindfulness-based model of counselling developed by Pauline Skeates.

Take mastery of your life by learning the skills necessary to heal trauma, improve attachments, maximise neuroplasticity of your brain and rewire your brain for success, health and happiness.  

Anyone can benefit from this IFT training – mental health professionals, therapists, coaches, people helpers, advisers and those wishing to invest in personal development. Check our testimonials on the IFT page…

Pauline Skeates - Counselling


Insight Counselling is the therapeutic wing of Insight International. We offer a wide range of counselling services 
designed to help you get the most out of your life. Our therapists are highly qualified and experienced psychological health practitioners and trainers.

Insight Counselling offers face-to-face therapy, Skype sessions, trauma therapy (ACC Reg), couples counselling, life-coaching, training and supervision for therapists.  Our therapeutic style reflects the latest in neuroscience research.

Mindfulness Training

Mindfulness Training

Mindfulness practice impacts and transforms the quality of our lives – we can experience permanent positive change to our sense of self and sense of well-being.

Mindfulness is about intentional attention to the present-moment, without judgment, with an attitude of kindness. With mindfulness, we can train our brain to use its natural capacities for self-correction to eliminate the unconscious negative patterns of thinking that guides our behaviour.

Insight International offers mindfulness training courses and a mindfulness-based therapy training course  – IFT to help you retrain your brain for success, health and happiness.

You will learn how, by leading a mindful life, to increase resilience, physical health, stability of attention, emotional regulation and enjoy a calmer inner world with a greater sense of well-being. 

 The issue is not about what’s wrong with you, but what happened to you that got you to this place!  

Breath out, drop your shoulders, shake out your arms and hands, letting-go of trying so hard to change it or fix it or work it out.   Placing the hand of kindness on your chest and noticing what its like to experience the comfort of kindness. 

Pauline Skeates

Director, Insight International

  Interesting Facts…

* IFT European Training 2017 – June / Austria






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Insight International Newsletter

Insight International’s monthly newsletter ‘Insight into Wellbeing’, is an excellent source of information and resources to help people achieve better health and greater happiness, and an overall sense of wellbeing. Features include ground-breaking neuroscience research, inspirational interviews, blog articles, quotes and images.

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