Chris Cullen

Teacher, Trainer and Retreat Lead

  I work part-time as an MBCT teacher and trainer for the OMC. I also teach Insight Meditation retreats in the UK, US and mainland Europe, and have a psychotherapy practice in Oxford. For the OMC, I teach Buddhist Psychology component on the MSt in MBCT course, run...

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Jake Dartington

Retreat Leader

I am a teacher of Mindfulness-Based Approaches and Insight Meditation. I started to practice meditation in 1995 and trained with Christina Feldman at Gaia House, before starting to lead retreats in 2007. I have masters degrees in Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Teaching Mindfulness-Based Approaches, and...

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Richard Davidson

International Advisor

Richard Davidson, Ph.D. is the William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behaviour, and Founder of the Centre for Healthy Minds at the Waisman Centre, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Psychology and...

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Eleanor Dobson Gomez

Training Administrator

I am the administrator for the introductory MBCT courses. I am the first point of contact for students and members of the public who are interested in attending our courses. I also deal with routine enquires and support other members of staff with their projects when...

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Jo Edwards

Programme Administrator

I’m based in the Oxford area and have a background in working with young people and vulnerable adults in social services, the justice system and schools. I take care of event organisation and logistics as well as finance and general...

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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. From 2020 I will be offering online MBCT courses and supervision for Latin...

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Kevin Fong

International Advisor

I am a mindfulness practitioner who started the mindfulness journey from traditional mindfulness meditation practice, then moving onto learning and teaching MBSR and MBCT. Before becoming a mindfulness teacher, I have a business background working in Asia and Europe for 19...

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Bernat Font-Clos

Retreat Lead

I am a meditation teacher trainee and a postgraduate researcher at the University of Bristol. My dissertation explores the nature of feeling tone (vedanā) and, more specifically, the role of pleasant feeling tones and positive affect in early Buddhist literature. I lead meditation activities online, in Spain,...

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Marion Furr

Operations Manager and Teacher, Trainer and Supervisor

Until August 2016, I was Director of Ministerial Business and Parliamentary Accountability at the UK Department of Health (DH) and Chair of the DH Staff Health and Wellbeing programme. After training to teach MBSR and MBCT at Bangor and Oxford, I personally introduced Mindfulness to over 3,000 colleagues at DH...

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