Mavis Pittilla Mentorship Programme at Banyan Retreat

the Mavis Pittilla mentorship Programme

This course is aimed at intermediate level students who wish to work in this field. Acceptance on this programme requires that you submit an online application form, followed by a Skype assessment/interview with Mavis.


You will need to have and be familiar with the following:

  • Internet Access
  • Skype with webcam
  • Facebook

Opportunities for you to film/video some of your work. For example Demonstrations / Philosophy / Teaching / Private Sittings.


Total commitment, enthusiasm and dedication are all prerequisites for you to be accepted. Especially to timescales, dates and deadlines. This is not suitable for beginners.

Have a clear understanding of your needs.

This course is not suitable for beginners.


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This is unique opportunity to receive personal tuition and mentorship from the highly acclaimed and revered medium with over forty years experience. Having been trained herself by Gordon Higginson the colossus of Spiritualism, she recognises how important personal support and encouragement is in the development of psychic and mediumistic faculties.

The programme will consist of eight weekends over a fourteen month period, where students will receive the wealth of knowledge that only Mavis can provide. There will be ongoing experiences and support throughout the year. Mavis will spend individual time with you to assess and enhance your development. The care of the medium and the knowledge and understanding of the spirit world are of the upmost importance to her.

Full tuition and mentorship from the wonderful Mavis Pittilla who will guide and support you to enhance your mediumship development. She will help you to build your power, enrich communication and extend your abilities.

There will be opportunities to undertake public demonstrations and private sittings under the watchful eye of Mavis.

You will receive personal assessments and extensive knowledge from the leader in her field.

The course will include:

  • Personal development—understanding yourself
  • Understanding your power
  • Knowledge of the Spirit World
  • Psychic development
  • Mediumship development
  • Chakra Power
  • Aura Reading
  • Presentational skills
  • Assessments
  • Practical Opportunities
  • Recommendations
  • Teaching Opportunities
  • Full certification


Sorry applications are now closed - This years mentorship is now full




The programme will include eight weekends at the beautiful Banyan Retreat, Ashford, Kent.

2013 Programme

9th-10th March, 2013
18th-19th May, 2013
13th-14th July, 2013
24th-25th August, 2013
23rd-24th November, 2013
8th-9th February, 2014
12th-13th April, 2014
24th-25th May, 2014

2014 Programme

15th-16th February, 2014
10th - 11th May, 2014
19th -20th July, 2014
20th - 21st September, 2014
11th - 12th October, 2014
14th - 15th March, 2015
11th - 12th April, 2015
30th - 31st May, 2015


The Mavis Pittilla Mentorship Programme

Tuition fee will be £1,600

To be paid as follows:

Initial Deposit of £600 to be paid when accepted to secure your place on the programme.

Two further payments of £500 to be paid in May and July, 2014.

This cost covers tuition fees only. Deposits are non-refundable and places are not transferable.


Local accommodation can be arranged at the Holiday Inn which is opposite the Retreat.

Rates are as follows:


Weekends - Friday to Sunday nights inclusive:-

Bed and Breakfast £49 per room per night single or double.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £59 Single.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £69 Double.
Extra Beds are an additional £25 per night


Weekends - Friday to Sunday nights inclusive:-

Bed and Breakfast £55per room per night single or double.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £65 Single per room per night.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £75 Double per room per night.
Extra Beds are an additional £25 per night.

All residents are welcome to use the mini gym and complimentary parking is available onsite.
Negotiated rates are inclusive of VAT, inclusive of full English breakfast, are subject to availability and are valid to 31st October 2013.
Dinner, bed and breakfast rates quoted also include a 3 course dinner in the Orchard Restaurant.

You can book the above by calling 01233 713333.

There is also the Premier Inn Ashford North which is next door if you would like an alternative to the above.

Please do not arrange any accommodation until you have been accepted on the programme.