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Category: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal & Professional Development, Professional Speakers, Social and Care Work


Karen Atkinson, Senior Partner of MindfulnessUK, has been working in health and wellbeing settings her whole career, beginning with a Nursing Degree at South Bank University and St Thomas Hospital. After several years she specialised in supporting patients with complex medical and psychological needs such as pain management, trauma and abuse. MindfulnessUK was established in 2010 and the team deliver both teaching and teacher training internationally in every sector including healthcare, corporate, criminal justice, schools, charities, councils and organisations. The majority of their work is researched by universities and the courses offer flexibility, reflecting the most accessible and engaging ways to support others in this ever-changing society, promoting cultural change. Her book was published in 2020 and is a valuable contribution to the field of mindfulness and compassion.

Accredited Activities:

  • The JOY Programme
  • Compassionate Mindful Resilience Programme
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Programme

Who Should Attend:

The MindfulnessUK team delivers a range of training from an entry-level right up to train-the-trainer programmes, ensuring sustainability within the company/ organisation.

Karen Atkinson and the team speak at conferences about the benefits of developing mindfulness, compassion, gratitude and joy in the workplace and refer to the Iceberg Model of Compassionate Mindful Inquiry to train others to understand and experience the benefits of these coping strategies, tools, practices and skills to support health and wellbeing of employees.

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