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Rebecca Crane

Rebecca directs the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University and has played a leading role in the development of both the training and research sides of the centre since it was founded in 2001. Prior to this she worked for 15 years in the mental health field as an Occupational Therapist and an integrative counsellor. Rebecca has been practising and studying mindfulness since her early 20’s. She has received training in the use of mindfulness-based approaches through working with Prof Mark Williams and colleagues during the early development of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and in recent work on the Oxford/Bangor University investigation of MBCT for people with recurrent depression and suicidality; and through a 15 year and on-going engagement with the teachers at the Centre for Mindfulness in Massachusetts. Rebecca is a certified MBSR teacher with the Center for Mindfulness in Massachusetts and has written Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: The CBT Distinctive Features Series; Routledge, 2009

Mindfulness Training Institute - Australia & New Zealand (MTI)