Christina Shennan is an experienced psychotherapist and mindfulness-based teacher in Psychological Services in the UK’s National Health Service. She has worked with people with cancer, as a psychotherapist and as a mindfulness-based teacher in hospice and in day care settings for nearly 20 years.

She has been teaching Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer (MBCT-Ca) to cancer patients, their families and carers since 2008 (including work with young people with cancer). With Trish Bartley, Christina has developed a training programme for MBCT-Ca teachers in Europe, the UK and further afield, which has been delivered over many years.

Christina is a member of the core training team at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) at Bangor University / The Mindfulness Network – and leads a teacher training module on the CMRP, Bangor University, Masters in Mindfulness Programme