Learn from the wise who have themselves been where you are going – R G

The below indivduals are our mentors and honorary board of advisors. They help guide our work and support us with their wealth of knowledge and experience. We are deeply grateful for their honorary contribution to our journey.

 
 

Dr. Steven Hickman, Psy.D.

hickman-mindfulnessSteven Hickman, PsyD is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Clinical Professor in the UC San Diego Departments of Psychiatry and Family and Preventive Medicine. He is the Founder and Executive Director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness, a program of clinical care, professional training and research. Since founding the Center in 2000, he has taught over 60 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses, numerous other Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) and has been a trainer of teachers in MBSR and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Hickman is the Director of Professional Training for the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion and one of the co-developers of the teacher training for the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine.

 
 

Dr. James Robert Doty, M.D.

Dr James DotyJames Doty is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University and the Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education as Stanford University School of Medicine. James is also an inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist having given support to a number of charitable organizations including Children as the Peacemakers, Global Healing and Family & Children Services. He is on the Board of Directors of a number of non-profit foundations including the University of Southern California Brain and Creativity Institute, the Friends of New Orleans (FONO) and the Dalai Lama Foundation of which he is Chairman. James is also the author of Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart

 
 
 

Dr. David Brazier, Ph.D.

David BrazierDavid is a psychotherapist, president of Instituto Terapia Zen International and patron of the Tathagata Trust, a socially engaged charity in India. He is an authority on Buddhist psychology and lectures regularly in more than ten countries. David is also an international author and has written books like: Zen Therapy, The Feeling Buddha, Love and Its Disappointment and Beyond Carl Rogers. He has studied Buddhism for forty five years including periods with Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese), Kennett Roshi (Soto Zen), Saiko Sensei (Shinshu), Chogyam Trungpa (Kargyu) and other leading teachers. David enjoys travelling world wide sharing his experiences with others.

 
 
 
 

Dr. Fabrizio Didonna, Psy.D.

Fabrizio DidonnaFabrizio is an internationally known Clinical Psychologist and Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist. He is the founder and President of the Italian Institute for Mindfulness (IS.I.MIND) and works as a coordinator of the Unit for Mood and Anxiety Disorders and the Unit for OCD in the Department of Psychiatry of the Villa Margherita Private Hospital in Vicenza, Italy. Besides this Fabrizio is also Editor of the Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness and author of Mindfulness and Compassion-Based Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment for OCD. Fabrizio was one of the first therapists who planned and used mindfulness training with patients with severe disorders in inpatient treatment programs. He has been practicing and teaching meditation for many years and gives training retreats in MBCT and Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Italy and worldwide.

 
 
 
 
 
Anna Dorset MindfulnessHello, my name is Anna and I am here to help you in whatever way I can. Whether you have a question about our mindfulness courses or simply want to know whether mindfulness could help you, I will be delighted to be of assistance.

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