Silke Rupprecht

Trainer

I work as head of research, evaluation and development at training and consulting company Awaris. Before that, I held research positions as a doctoral researcher at Leuphana University, Lüneburg and Amherst College, M.A. and as a post-doctoral researcher at Radboud University, Nijmegen. In my research, I am...

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Susie Stead

Teacher

I am a freelance mindfulness teacher, trained and accredited by the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) and listed with the British Association for Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA), https://bamba.org.uk/. In addition, I have completed introductory cognitive behavioural...

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Tim Sweeney

Trainer

I am a mental health nurse, accredited CBT therapist and an experienced MBCT teacher and trainer. I am employed in Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust as the clinical lead for MBCT. This post involves coordinating and delivering training and supervision of MBCT to IAPT and Secondary Care staff, who...

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Sian Warriner

Teacher

  I am teacher of Mindfulness Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) and MBCT and the Mindfulness ‘Frantic World’ course. I am a Consultant Midwife at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) where I lead the NHS MBCP antenatal education programme and research. I have an MSc and Clinical...

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Andrew Waterhouse

Teacher and Mentor to Teachers in Training

I am an occupational therapist working together with people living with dementia and their carers. I have worked in the NHS for nearly 20 years in a variety of settings including wards, community mental health teams and also using social and therapeutic horticulture as a means of rehabilitation. Through...

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Tessa Watt

Teacher

I teach MBCT/MBSR to the public and in a range of workplaces. I was co-chair of the Workplace strand of the Mindful Nation UK inquiry.  My books include Mindfulness (Icon)  and Mindful London (Virgin). I have a PhD in History from Cambridge University and have practiced mindfulness for 25...

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Alison Yiangou

Teacher, Trainer and Curriculum Training Lead

I have a background in Psychology and over 40 years of experience working internationally with meditation and mindful awareness in non-clinical settings. I have a particular interest in broadening access to MBCT – in different cultural settings and populations – and in the potential of MBCT to promote...

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Peter Yiangou

Teacher, Trustee and Chairman of the Board

As Chair of the Board of Trustees, I work with the Director and the Chief Executive Officer to provide strategic leadership for the OMC. I am a retired Chartered Architect and and...

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Sophie Zhang

Apprentice Trainer

I had been working for over ten years as lawyer, qualified in China and in the state of New York, USA, till I had the chance to meet, to practice and to fall in love with mindfulness. The path of learning, sharing and teaching MBCT nurtures me and inspires me how vivid, authentic and wise life can...

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