Art psychotherapist (HCPC registered) and Mindfulness teacher:
Karen has been practising mindfulness meditation for around 20 years, teaching for 8 years. Currently NHS co-lead for Scotland ensuring good quality training and teaching in the NHS. This work also includes creating pathways for teachers and developing the accreditation criteria.
Karen has been taught by many eminent teachers having studied with Stephen Batcholr, Vidyamala Birch and Rob Preece, and post graduate study with Rob Nairn at Aberdeen university. Karen is also trained in Qigong with Bob Lowey, and has spent several years studying at Samye Ling.
Mindfulness teaching is inspired by compassion and self care.