Dr Rebecca Crane
Director, Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice
Bangor University

Rebecca Crane PhD directs the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University, and has played a leading role in developing its training and research programme since it was founded in 2001.

She is an Occupational Therapist and Counsellor, and worked for 15 years in community mental health within the NHS. She teaches and trains internationally in both Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).She is a certified MBSR teacher with the Center for Mindfulness, Massachusetts.

Her research and publications focus on how the evidence on mindfulness-based programmes can be implemented with integrity into practice settings. She has written Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: The CBT Distinctive Features Series; Routledge, 2009; co-authored Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy with People at Risk of Suicide, 2015; and is a Principle Fellow with the Higher Education Academy.

Mindful Living Show Presentation
Friday 2nd June
Session Title: Building Integrity in a Newly Emerging Field

How do we support good practice in mindfulness teaching? The talk presents current understanding about standards, and collaborative work in the UK and internationally to lay down foundations for professional practice going forward.