kati Simpson

I work as a Clinical Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor. I am neurodivergent and I have a keen interest in working with neurodivergent professionals. I hold an MSc in Adolescent Psychotherapy, a Post Grad in Mindfulness Studies, a BA Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy and a Dip. in Supervision. More on more professional bio can be…

Jane Negrych

Jane began working for the Mindfulness Association in 2013 as the Communication Manager running the membership and marketing.

Jacky Seery

Jacky is the Communications Manager, a Tutor and Core Management Team member within the Mindfulness Association.

Jane Negrych
Jane Negrych

Management Team and Tutor

Jane began working for the Mindfulness Association in 2013 as the Communication Manager running the membership and marketing. In which time, she began teaching mindfulness and compassion, was a lead tutor on the teacher training pathway and became an Honorary Fellow of the University of Aberdeen, where she has taught and provided pastoral care to students.

She took a break from her work in the MA from 2018- 2023, in which time she was the Managing Director (MD) or the Sanctuary in Dublin. She has been running the Irish franchise out of the Sanctuary for the past 5 years, heading all courses and teacher training pathway. Jane delivers a mindfulness and compassion based practice module for Dublin City University, as well, she has developed and delivered the Caring for the Caregiver programme in the Sanctuary.

She returned to the Mindfulness Association in the Autumn of 2023 as Managing Director.

Maria Murney
Maria Murney

Head Office Team

Graeme Armstromg

Individual supervision only.

Graeme is a lead Tutor and Supervisor for the Mindfulness Association, and lives in the Newcastle upon Tyne area.

Fay Adams

Individual supervision only.

Fay Adams has been a tutor within the Mindfulness Association since it began. She teaches on the University of Aberdeen’s Studies in Mindfulness MSc and is a teacher trainer.

Anna is the founder and director of the Mindfulness Association Poland.

A practitioner of both Buddhist and Mindfulness meditation since 1993. She completed her MSc in Mindfulness at Aberdeen University, Scotland; supervision training at Bangor University and at the Mindfulness Association U.K.

She is a certified teacher of MBLC, CBLC, and facilitates and teaches all of the UK Mindfulness Association courses and teacher training pathway in Poland.

She is an actress, and teaches the ‘Coordination Technique’ , a Mindfulness-based actor training program, as well as vocal techniques in Poland and internationally. She leads retreats and workshops in Mindfulness and Compassion meditation and supervises Mindfulness and Compassion teachers. She is bilingual: English-Polish.

Having practiced mindfulness in the 1990s and teaching since 2013, Gareth has primarily taught groups of people experiencing anxiety, low mood, and/or chronic illness.

With 20 years of experience in the field of mental health and wellbeing, he has a keen interest in the contributions mindfulness and compassion can make to the process of psychotherapy and healing. Since Masters studies focused on shamanism, music and altered states of consciousness in 1995, Gareth has explored a variety of therapies and transpersonal psychologies. He is deeply interested in spirituality, both in sacred and secular forms.

Over the past few years he has been facilitating ecotherapy and mindfulness in nature events. He loves his work and has a deep commitment to living creatively and with gratitude. Gareth’s work is based in North Staffordshire/South Cheshire.