Biography

Pamela Powers has thirty years of personal practice in meditation and mindfulness disciplines, and has been training individuals, schools, and organisations in mindfulness for the past fifteen years. She has a private practice in mindfulness-based psychotherapy and leads courses on various applications of mindfulness drawing on research-based methods including mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MCBT).  She adheres to the standards and ethical guidelines for teachers of mindfulness-based interventions (MBI) as set out by the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School. Her professional qualifications include: BA psychology, Smith College, MA; THP: NSHAP, London; certified MBSR instructor, Centro Italiano Studi Mindfulness, Rome; certified .B teacher, Mindfulness in Schools Project, UK; ACT and MBCT teacher training, Mindfulness Training Ltd, London, and annual insight meditation retreats with teachers including Christina Feldman, John Peacock, Saki Santorelli, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Corrado Pensa.