CONTRIBUTORS TO THE IMI NETWORK

The global network for the integrity of mindfulness training and teaching.

Past and current contributors are colleagues who are:

  • Senior in the field – i.e. have many years’ experience as a teacher trainer within an established MBSR/MBCT or other closely related empirically underpinned 8-week MB teacher program training organization;
  • Able to represent both their own training organization and the region within which they work (i.e. they are well respected, well networked and well trusted within their wider community);
  • Representatives of different geographical areas in the world and of different sorts of training organizations e.g., individuals who work within universities and those in independent training institutes or teachers’ networks.

Members of the current IMI Working party

  • Timothea Goddard, Mindfulness Training Institute, Australia
  • Allan Goldstein, Center for Mindfulness, San Diego, US
  • Lot Heijke, EAMBA, and Present Mind, the Netherlands
  • Günter Hudasch, Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches, Germany
  • Linda Kantor, Institute for Mindfulness South Africa (IMISA)
  • Lynn Koerbel, Mindfulness Center, Brown University, US
  • Dawn MacDonald, The Mindfulness and Well-being Consultancy, Inc, Canada
  • Camilla Sköld, Centre for Mindfulness, Sweden
  • Maura Kenny, Mindfulness Training Institute, Australia (active in development phase)
  • Catherine Phillips, The Mindfulness Institute, University of Alberta, Canada (active in development phase)

Facilitators of the initial exploratory meetings held during 2015

  • Jud Brewer, Center for Mindfulness-UMass Medical School
  • Tim Burnett, Mindfulness Northwest, US
  • Rebecca Crane, Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor, UK
  • Willem Kuyken, Oxford Mindfulness Centre, UK
  • Karin Ekdahl, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  • Christina Feldman, independent teacher/trainer, UK
  • Lot Heijke, EAMBA, and independent teacher/trainer, the Netherlands
  • Steven Hickman, University of California, San Diego
  • Maura Kenny, Mindfulness Training Institute Australasia
  • Trish Luck, independent teacher/trainer, South Africa/UK
  • Florence Meleo-Meyer, Center for Mindfulness-UMass Medical School
  • Catherine Phillips, University of Alberta, The Mindfulness Institute, Canada
  • Saki Santorelli, Center for Mindfulness-UMass Medical School
  • Susan Woods, independent teacher/trainer, US

Midwives (the advisory group)

  • Tim Burnett, Mindfulness Northwest, US
  • Rebecca Crane, Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor, UK
  • Dawn MacDonald, Compassion Project, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Florence Meleo-Meyer, Mindfulness Center, Brown University, US
  • Camilla Sköld, Center for Mindfulness Sweden and Karolinska Institutet
  • Linda Lehrhaupt, Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches, Germany