St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Anne has over 35 years of experience in health care, community-based care, and post-secondary education. She is a mindfulness practitioner and is currently completing accredited mindfulness teacher training with Mindful Academy Solterreno, Spain. The training is based primarily on the teaching process and curriculum developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre and the Centre for Mindfulness Practice and Research in the UK. Anne is a Registered Nurse with a graduate degree in behavioural science (University of Toronto) and a Doctor of Philosophy in community health (Memorial University). Anne has taught in both the Faculties of Nursing and Medicine at Memorial University and has done community-based work in the areas of HIV/AIDS, addictions, and breast cancer.