John D. Teasdale

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John D. Teasdale was a leading researcher at Oxford University, and then in the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge. He dedicated his focus to understanding the cognition behind depression. Teasdale was a pioneer in the cognitive therapy advancements in the United Kingdom. He was one of the founders of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, MBCT.[1] He has received many awards to compliment his work and is now retired but still teaching meditation and mindfulness.


  1. ^ People MCBT website.