Who are we?
Tommy is an Occupational Therapist with 10 years experience working in the community for the NHS, as such he is fully DBS checked and registered with the HCPC. He also holds an emergency first aid certificate and public and professional liability insurance.
Tommy has been practicing meditation for over 20 years and for the past 6 years he has been co-facilitating Mindfulness courses in the NHS. Tommy is also currently undertaking a Masters Degree in 'Teaching Mindfulness' at Bangor University.
Tommy started Mindful Walks in January 2018.
Hannah was a primary school teacher for 12 years with experience of Forest Schools, after which she became a support worker and is now training to be a counsellor with a special interest in outdoors therapy and also an outdoors life coach.
Hannah is originally from Hampshire and has always enjoyed walking and connecting with nature as well as enjoying music, dance and foreign languages.
Andrea has years of experience working in mental health in the community and hospitals as a counsellor, youth worker, drugs and alcohol worker and case worker. She has a special interest in somatic, embodied, mindful practises and how mindfulness, forest/nature bathing and outdoor therapy can enhance wellbeing. Andrea is from Pontypridd where she developed a love for nature, she now lives in Cardiff and is passionate about helping city people connect to nature. She enjoys walking, nature, yoga, dance, music, learning and the joy that can be found in the ordinary. She also holds an emergency first aid certificate and public and professional liability insurance. She is a member of BACP, British association of counselling and psychotherapy. Andrea joined Mindful Walks in 2019.