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

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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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

HR & 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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Sheila Gill

Teacher

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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Debbie Hu

Teacher and Trainer

I am the Chief of the Psychiatric Department at the Tainan Municipal Hospital in Taiwan. I specialise in child and adolescent psychiatry and psycho-oncology. I am also a university lecturer. My interest in mindfulness began in 2012 when I started working with the cancer population. I subsequently trained...

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Alex Irving

Teacher

I hold a Masters degree in Teaching Mindfulness Based Approaches from Bangor University and am registered to teach with the British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches. In addition to my mindfulness training I have a background in Osteopathy with a Masters Degree in Pain Science. What do...

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