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Heather Albrecht

Honours Bachelor Business (WLU); Grad Dip Holistic Psychotherapy; Cert. Holistic Health Couns; Grad Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy; Cert. Yoga In Daily Life Teacher
Heather is a passionate and committed psychotherapist, mindfulness teacher and corporate trainer, having trained in humanistic, mindfulness-oriented and body-based psychotherapy.

Heather has been trained by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli (aspects of MBSR and residential retreat), Rick Hanson (Positive Neuroplasticity teacher training), Erik van den Brink (Mindfulness Based Compassionate Living teacher training) and Bob Stahl (MBSR/MBCT practicum and retreat), and also trained in Mindful Schools Curriculum.

Heather held senior leadership positions in the world of communications for over 30 years in Toronto, New York and Sydney. The last 15 years in corporate training roles. She has led trainings in Australia, Asia and North America and lectured at UNSW.

Heather is a long time student of yoga and meditation in the Insight tradition and has established a personal mindfulness practice that has deepened significantly over the decades, supporting her in flourishing in these uncertain times. She understands the realities and practicalities of practicing mindfulness in daily life and work and brings to all her teaching a down to earth manner with much warmth and a sense of humour.

Registered teachers have taught at least three rounds of the program and have completed basic requirements of the Level I and Level II MTI training pathway, but are not yet certified.

Certified teachers are given certification when they have taught many rounds of the course, attended several silent retreats and their teaching has been rigorously assessed using video/audio submissions.