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Coping With Stress in School ... A Mindfulness Approach

  • Richmond Dyslexia Association Old Town Hall Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, TW9 1TP United Kingdom (map)

Amelia Kidd has been a doctor in the NHS for 25 years,. She was introduced to mindfulness by a friend and did an 8-week MBSR course in 2016. It had a profound effect on her and she decided to train to teach pawsb and dotb with the Mindfulness in Schools Project and is now halfway through the Breathworks training. She teaches mindfulness to yr5/6 in a local primary school and is starting at Great Ormond Street this month teaching mindfulness to current/past patients. Amelia is also a trustee and guide for a charity called Dose of Nature promoting the mental health benefits of engaging with the natural world.