MONDAY 10th JULY 2017

Gemma holds a PhD in psychology and has published numerous journal articles using both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies in the field of learning disabilities and autism. Gemma is the Director of Postgraduate programmes at CMRP. She has had a daily practice of mindfulness meditation since 2010, and has trained to be a mindfulness teacher with the CMRP. She teaches MBSR courses to the general public population. Her current research interests include the adaptation of mindfulness-based interventions for people with learning disabilities who have difficulties with anger management, and mindfulness interventions for care staff.  She is also interested in the use of qualitative methodologies in mindfulness research.