Michelle Becker, LMFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in Poway, CA. She was trained in MBSR through the University of Massachusetts Medical Center program, under the direction of Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli. Additionally, numerous other trainings and mindfulness retreats have helped her hone the craft of utilizing mindfulness with patients in her private practice. Michelle credits her own personal mindfulness practice with her effectiveness as a teacher and psychotherapist. Michelle believes when we meet suffering with awareness and kindness it is often life-changing
Kristin Neff, PhD, associate professor, University of Texas; pioneering researcher on self-compassion; author, Self-Compassion and Self-Compassion: Step-by-Step; featured in award-winning documentary, The Horse Boy. www.Self-Compassion.org
Christopher Germer, PhD, clinical instructor, Harvard Medical School; faculty, Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy; international lecturer; author, The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion; coeditor, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy and Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy. www.MindfulSelfCompassion.org
Judith has practised mindfulness meditation over the last 35 years or so, receiving teaching mainly in the Theravadin Buddhist tradition, and attending regular 5 and 10 day retreats. Judith has been trained as an MBCT teacher within the Centre for Mindfulness in North Wales, and has also attended MBSR trainings in North Wales and the USA by teachers from the Massachusetts CFM. Judith previously worked at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice as their Director of Masters Programmes and now works as a freelance mindfulness teacher with the Centre, teaching the 8-week course of MBCT for stress reduction locally, and training professionals in mindfulness teaching on both our CPD and Masters courses.
Dr. Steven Hickman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and is an Associate Clinical Professor in the UCSD Departments of Psychiatry and Family
Programme Fee inclusive of refreshments and lunch - accommodation is not included: £615.00
Bangor University - Wheldon
Wheldon Building, Bangor, Gwynedd
Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of excellence and exceeds expectations, both for academic standards and student experience. 'Wheldon' is a Bangor University building and is located just off Deiniol Road. The train station is a short walk from the Wheldon building and there is parking close if you are driving. Local shops and other amenities are nearby.
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