Matthew Aldridge - Manasa Ayurveda Therapist

MA BSc(Hons) THORN BA(Hons) DipHE RMN Dip.Ayu. MFHT

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Matt is Director of Manasa Ayurveda Ltd. and a Manasa Ayurveda Therapist. He first began to learn about Ayurveda in 1998 in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. He is a fully qualified Ayurvedic Therapist and maintains regular contact with colleagues in Sri Lanka at the Manasa Ayurveda Hospital and the Nagananda Buddhist Ayurvedic (Teaching) Hospital. 

Buddhist Ayurvedic award ceremony in Sri Lanka at the  Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies (NIIBS)

Buddhist Ayurvedic award ceremony in Sri Lanka at the Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies (NIIBS)

He has more than a decade's experience in Buddhist meditation and his work on Buddhism, mindfulness and mental health has been peer reviewed and published internationally. Matt has full personal indemnity insurance as a member of the FHT and is also registered as a Mental Health professional (RMN) in the UK.

Publications: 

Aldridge, M.A. (2015) Modelling Mindful Practice Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives 16(3):312-321

Aldridge, M.A. (2012) Addressing Non-Adherence to Antipsychotic Medication: A Harm Reduction Approach Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 19(1):85-96

Aldridge, M.A. (2011) Psychosis and the Three Refuges Middle Way: Journal of the Buddhist Society 86(3):225-230

Aldridge, M.A. (2008) Psychosis from the Inside (pp. 74-79), In, Clarke, I. Madness Mystery and the Survival of God O-Books Winchester, Washington.