A practicing psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for clinicians, Andrea has developed a unique teaching style that highlights the clinical relevance of Buddhist psychological frameworks underpinning MBCT and other MBIs, supporting MBI clinicians in integrating their personal practice with the clinical delivery of MBIs.
She has published peer-reviewed articles on the Buddhist Psychological Model, as well as guidelines for training of Canadian psychiatrists in MBIs. She is a Mentor with the MBCT Teacher Certification program at the UCSD Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute, and a teacher trainer at the Mindfulness integrated Cognitive Behavioural Institute. She provides individual mentorship for clinicians, including supporting the development of the clinician’s personal practice. She is an Associate Editor for the Mindfulness journal.