Yvonne Keairns Ph.D

Trustee - Fundraising and Grant Capture

Von has over 40 years experience working with diverse populations of children and their families.  She served as the Executive Director of Arsenal Family and Children’s Center, Pittsburgh, Pa., a Child Study Center founded in 1953 by Dr. Benjamin Spock for over 20 years.  Von also conducted international research and published four...

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Claire Kelly

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

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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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Gemma Lush

Events Coordinator

I have previous administrative experience from the health, education, and travel sectors, and am now the administrator responsible for 12-month teacher training cohorts (both UK and international) at the OMF. I take care of administration relating to the 12-month...

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S. Helen Ma

International Colleague - China

I have worked as a clinical psychologist in the health care field for many years, offering MBSR and MBCT to patients and healthcare professionals. I founded the Hong Kong Centre for Mindfulness. Previously I was a MBCT teacher and trainer for the Oxford team,...

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