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...

Read more here

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...

Read more here

Sharon Hadley

Chief Executive Officer

Working with Chair of the Board of Trustees, I take joint responsibility for OMF strategic leadership. I am a business person who has been fortunate enough to find a field where I love to work.  Following many years in leadership roles, I am now a Fellow...

Read more here

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...

Read more here

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...

Read more here

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...

Read more here

Marie Johansson

Teacher, Trainer and Supervisor

I am a qualified Social Worker, graduating from University of Umea, Sweden in 1979, when I moved to the UK. In 2006, I met Professor Mark Williams and began my training as an MBCT Teacher. I was then invited to join Mark’s team and became involved in developing the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC). I worked initially as part...

Read more here

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...

Read more here

Claire Kelly

Co-Director of Teaching and Learning, Teacher, Trainer and Supervisor

I am a teacher of MBCT and MBSR, having trained at the University of Oxford and Bangor respectively.  I have taught mindfulness to adults in a range of settings, including the NHS, Multi-Academy Trusts, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, to clinical and educational psychologists, in...

Read more here