Vee Freir & Patricia Price
Vee is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. She has been facilitating Mindfulness groups since 2003. She undertook further training in October 2005 through the NES initiative for “Doing Well By Depression” and then went on to take part in teaching retreats on Holy Isle in 2007 and 2008. She has also attended various teachings by the Dalai Lama and has been on retreats in Nepal and at Samye Ling. She has considerable experience facilitating groups, which she has done since 1986, and has worked in child psychology, cancer care and in Primary Care for NHS Highland. She co-facilitated a Mindfulness Deepening Retreat on Holy Isle in 2010. She is currently working part-time at The Keil Centre in Edinburgh and has been co-ordinating a project for NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to build capacity for Mindfulness in Scotland. She is currently involved in delivering supervision in Mindfulness for NES.
Patricia Price completed the training in Mindfulness-based Psychotherapy with the Karuna Institute in 2000 and is UKCP registered Psychotherapist. She has attended teacher development courses with Mindfulness Scotland, Mindfulness Association and continues her studies with the University of Aberdeen and Bangor University in Wales. Her teaching is supported by a life-long interest and practice of mindfulness meditation.