Trish Bartley has worked with groups for over 35 years. She is a mindfulness teacher and trainer at the Centre for Mindfulness, Research and Practice at Bangor University and teaches on the masters and CPPD programme. She has taught MBCT to patients in a regional oncology unit for 12 years and wrote Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer (Bartley, 2012). She has a background in development and when she can, returns to South Africa to teach mindfulness to people in rural communities affected by HIV & Aids.