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"The lectures were engaging, entertaining and effective in helping interprofessional healthcare collaborations."


"The Education Conference was well planned, very focused and interesting."


"It was wonderful to see health professionals from different institutions and specialties coming together to share their knowledge and experiences."

Dr Maura Kenny
Director, Mindful Self Care Programmes, Adelaide, Australia;
Founding Co-Director, the Mindfulness Training Institute Australia - New Zealand;
Associate Teacher & Trainer, Oxford Mindfulness Centre, University of Oxford, United Kingdom;
Senior Psychiatrist, Centre for the Treatment of Anxiety & Depression, South Australian Health


An internationally respected mindfulness expert, Dr Maura Kenny is the Director of the Mindful Self Care Programmes, which were established to help healthcare professionals manage stress in their workplace. Dr Kenny is a Senior Psychiatrist at the Centre for the Treatment of Anxiety & Depression at South Australian Health and has extensive experience in providing CBT and MBCT programmes for clinicians and therapists of different disciplinary backgrounds. Since 2008, she has been involved in training and supervising others in mindfulness-based approaches, and has led numerous mindfulness-based workshops and residential training intensives internationally. 

Her clinical and research passion lies in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) with a focus on Stress, Mood, Anxiety Disorders and Depression for the mental health and wellbeing of healthcare professionals. She has conducted numerous research in her areas of specialisation, and used these approaches in clinical, organisational and workplace settings.

With a strong interest in nurturing the next generation of mindfulness teachers, Dr Kenny co-founded the Mindfulness Training Institute Australia - New Zealand. She is also an Associate Teacher and Trainer at the Oxford University Mindfulness Centre, and Associate Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Adelaide. 


Dr Maura Kenny's Sessions