Jackie has been teaching at the Folk House for 14 years. She is a Mindfulness teacher, coach and clinical psychologist trained in CBT and NLP. Having qualified and worked as a solicitor, medical researcher and post-16 teacher she has been bringing Mindfulness into the workplace for many years. She also has particular expertise in coaching individuals and groups to deal with stress, depression, low self-esteem, bullying and toxic relationships.
As a Buddhist, Jackie has more than thirty years personal practice of meditation and Mindfulness. Post-graduate certificate (Masters Level) in Education (UWE) Post-graduate certificate/diploma in Mindfulness Compassion Insight & Wisdom (Aberdeen University) Certificate in personal & organisational stress management (The SM Consultancy) CBT practitioner (University of the West of England) Life coach (Dip. NCFE)NLP master practitioner (WestOne)Solicitor (University of Bristol, UWE) Psychologist & Criminologist (University of Lyon, France)