Susie Stead

Teacher

I am a freelance mindfulness teacher, trained and competency assessed by the Oxford Mindfulness Foundation (OMF) and listed with the British Association for Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA), https://bamba.org.uk/. In addition, I have completed introductory...

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Isabel Andariza

Teacher and Apprentice Trainer

I’m a psychotherapist, with a master’s in clinical social work who works in a Community Health Centre located at downtown Toronto, Canada. I’m a certified Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy teacher, trained by Zindel Siegel at The Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto. I’m also a Yoga practitioner...

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Neil Midgley

Teacher and Communications Advisor

First, I was a corporate lawyer, qualifying as a litigator at the City firm of Linklaters in the 1990s. Then I decided to change careers, became a newspaper journalist in the 2000s, and ended up as the media editor of the Daily Telegraph. These high-pressure jobs ultimately caused me to burn out – and...

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Robert Hawkes

Mentor for Teachers in Training

Firstly, my ‘core profession’ is a occupational therapist; a wonderful role enabling the individual to return to ‘function’ after a period of illness, disease or injury. A major feature of OT is helping a person to find and maintain ‘balance’ within life. As an experienced occupational therapist I...

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Makeda McKenzie

Teacher, Apprentice Trainer and Zoom Driver

Based in Trinidad & Tobago, I am a former human resource professional and the present-day founder and principal consultant of the Caribbean Mindfulness Institute (CMI). After my own experience with workplace burnout and chronic stress, and having benefited tremendously from the mindfulness-based stress...

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Matilde Elices

Teacher & Apprentice Trainer

I am a psychologist and post-doctoral researcher working in a general hospital in Barcelona (Spain). I teach MBCT for the general public and clinical populations in Barcelona. Since 2020 I have been offering online MBCT courses and supervision for Latin...

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Andrew Waterhouse

Teacher and Mentor to Teachers in Training

I am an occupational therapist working together with people living with dementia and their carers. I have worked in the NHS for nearly 20 years in a variety of settings including wards, community mental health teams and also using social and therapeutic horticulture as a means of rehabilitation. Through...

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Gill Johnson

Teacher

I am a mindfulness teacher with a special interest in what encourages and supports people to continue with formal and informal mindfulness practice after the 8-week course.  My master’s thesis for the MA in Mindfulness-Based Approaches at Bangor University addressed the potential of interest as a skilful...

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Per Norrgren

Teacher, Supervisor, Mentor and IT and Zoom Co-ordinator

Until 2009, I was an IT executive managing services and delivery of large projects around Europe. However, the stress of the role led me to MBCT and I discovered for myself the huge benefits of mindfulness to transform my life both personally and professionally. After training to teach MBSR and MBCT in...

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Linn Brynildsen

Teacher

As a psychologist and mindfulness teacher, I am passionate about supporting people in finding ways to live with more ease and to flourish. Practising mindfulness offers real and lasting change that enables us to rebalance and navigate our lives towards a greater sense of well-being. It can resource us to feel...

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