Kathryn Lovewell, Founder of Kind Mind Academy, is a dedicated Mindful Self-Compassion Certified Teacher, who has been teaching meditation and self-inquiry since 2006. She trained with Kristin Neff PhD and has supported Chris Germer PhD, both world leading experts in self-compassion and co-founders of the Mindful Self-Compassion Programme.
Kathryn is the author of The Little Book of Self-Compassion and Every Teacher Matters; Inspiring Wellbeing through Mindfulness. She is the co-author of The Positive Edge Journal and is soon to publish her first children’s book about self-compassion.
Kathryn is an award-winning emotional health and wellbeing specialist, speaker and trainer. For over a decade she has combined meditation, mindful awareness, therapeutic practices and positive psychology to create personal and professional development programmes for schools and prison education, in the UK, USA & Australia.
She has written well-being training programmes for Optimus Education and Pivotal Education as well as articles for The Huffington Post, The Telegraph, SecEd and for other respected organisations such as The Teacher Development Trust and The Education Support Partnership.
Kathryn is an experienced Senior Journey™ Therapist, having trained with and supported, Brandon Bays, internationally acclaimed mind body healing expert for over 14 years. She continues to deepen her self-development and personal self-compassion practice through voluntary service with the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion and developing provision for Graduates to sustain their practice.
Kathryn fervently believes that mindful self-compassion, acts of loving kindness and being a contribution to the world are pivotal to mind-health, wellbeing and happiness.
Her mission is to inspire mindful self-care and loving self-kindness across the globe.