David Shannon is a counselling psychologist working part-time in palliative care in Dublin. He has been a member of the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) core training team since 2012. As well as incorporating mindfulness into his individual work in palliative care, David teaches on the ‘Mindfulness for Health’ module within the Master’s programme. He also contributes to events on the teacher training pathway (TTP) and provides mindfulness supervision.