Jo Cromarty

Teacher and Trainer

I am on Occupational Therapist by training and have worked in various mental health settings within the NHS for many years. Since being a teenager I have developed a meditation practice from within the contemplative tradition. I was first introduced to Mindfulness in 2010 and was privileged to be trained as an...

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Chris Cullen

Teacher, Trainer and Retreat Advisor

  I work part-time as an MBCT teacher and trainer for the OMF. I also teach Insight Meditation retreats in the UK, US and mainland Europe, and have a psychotherapy practice in Oxford. For the University of Oxford Mindfulness Masters Programme, I teach the Buddhist...

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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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Matilde Elices

Trustee, Teacher and Trainer

I am an Uruguayan psychologist and researcher living in Barcelona with my husband and my daughter. I work at the Institute Mar of Medical Research, one of the largest public hospitals in Barcelona. I manage research projects aiming to find innovative treatment approaches for severe mental...

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Kevin Fong

International Advisor & Trainer

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 Leader

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

Co-Director Teaching & Training. Teacher, Trainer & Supervisor

I am professionally qualified as an Occupational Psychologist and until 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/MBCT at Bangor University and Oxford...

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Sheila Gill

Teacher and Mentor

I am an accredited psychotherapist and counsellor with the UKCP & BACP and a member of the BABCP. I have over twenty years’ experience of working as a psychological therapist in the NHS. I have also worked in an educational context for twelve years including nine years at the London School of Economics. I...

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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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