Patrick Kozakiewicz

Apprentice Trainer

I am a Business Professional, Trained and Certified Mindfulness Supervisor and Teacher, Mental Health First Aider and Agile Thought Leader who has worked in and with some of the largest and most well known...

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James Kryshak

Teacher & Trainer

I originally hail from the United States where I grew up in the State of New York, pretty close to Canada.  In my daily life, I am a professional Opera Singer and travel extensively in Europe doing different productions.  I call myself a “character tenor” as I tend to play the folks that keep the plot...

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Foteini Lekka

Trainer & Supervisor

I am a clinical psychologist, (MSc, PhD), MBCT Teacher, and CBT therapist. I work as a psychotherapist and I train and supervise psychologists and psychiatrists in cognitive–behaviour therapy and mindfulness based interventions at the Association for Cognitive – Behavioural Studies in Athens, Greece. I...

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Yi-Mei Liu

Teacher - Chinese Programmes

I am a Chinese mindfulness practitioner, MBCT teacher and supervisor with a background in long-term care for ageing, industry and non-profit organization. I benefit from mindfulness practices personally and I am inspired from MBCT courses. I regularly facilitate MBCT...

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Liz Lord

Master's tutor, researcher, teacher, trainer and supervisor

Who Am I and what do I do? I am currently a tutor on the MSt in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) at the University of Oxford. Since 2015 I have been a senior researcher in the Dept of Psychiatry, working on the MYRIAD project which has been investigating all aspects of mindfulness in...

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James Macdonald


I am a Clinical Psychologist who has specialised in experiential approaches to therapy. I trained in MBCT at the OMF, starting with the 8 day residential in Ammerdown in 2014, moving on to the Foundation Course in 2015/2016 and finally completing the MSt in MBCT in 2018 (for which I was awarded a distinction)....

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Susan MacPherson

Teacher and Mentor to Teachers in Training

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, CBT Therapist and experienced MBCT Teacher, Trainer and Supervisor. I have worked in the NHS in a range of adult mental health services, and also in private practice and university settings. I contribute to the teaching, training, supervision and mentoring...

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Makeda McKenzie

Trustee, Teacher and Trainer

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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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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