Paul Bernard was trained as an MBCT teacher in 2007 and, with mentorship from Professor Mark Williams, became an Associate at the Oxford Mindfulness Centre in 2012. He has recently worked closely with Professor Willem Kuyken and Chris Cullen to develop a new programme: ‘MBCT for Life’. Paul is a Consultant Psychiatrist in a large mental health Trust in the North of England, where he leads a team that provides MBCT programmes for patients, carers and staff and runs foundation level MBCT teacher training.