Amy is an educational consultant who was a high school teacher and guidance counsellor in Canada and The Netherlands before co-founding MindWell Education.
She holds a Masters Degree in Contemplative Education from Naropa University and in 2012 co-founded MindWell whose aim is to support educational communities in fostering wellbeing through mindfulness and social-emotional learning.
She is a lead teacher trainer for the Mindfulness in Schools Project (UK) and a 'Dot b Foundations' trainer. Amy has also completed curriculum training with Gina Biegel (MBSR-T) and Dr. Amy Saltzman (Still Quiet Place). She is a facilitator for the CARE program (Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education) through CREATE for Education and is also a staff member for Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme, UK). Amy is certified to teach meditation through Susan Piver's Buddhist Immersion Meditation Teacher Training. She co-authored The Mindful Teacher's Toolkit: Awareness-based wellbeing in schools with Kevin Hawkins (2021 SAGE/Corwin).
Amy works internationally in schools and universities providing workshops and retreats for educators, students and parents with a focus on self-care and stress management. She also provides supervision support for educators bringing mindfulness into education.