Facilitators

Lawrence J. Ladden, PhD, CPsychol. is a retired Clinical and Health Psychologist. He served as a senior instructor with the Penn Program for Mindfulness of the University of Pennsylvania Health Care System in the United States from 1998 until 2013. He has practiced mindfulness since 1974 and studied group dynamics since 1981. He founded and teaches Contemplative Group Dynamics – a formal approach to integrating mindfulness-awareness with group work.

Jale Cilasun, BM  is a retired Consultant Psychiatrist and a Group Analyst who worked in the NHS for 32 years. She served as a teacher and trainer at the London Institute of Group Analysis. Currently, she teaches, supervises  internationally, and publishes on group dynamics. She has been co-leading the Contemplative Group Dynamics trainings with Lawrence Ladden since 2012.