Camilla Sköld, PhD is a registered physiotherapist with a basic training in cognitive relational psychotherapy who is a certified teacher trainer in Mindfulness based Stress Reduction, MBSR. She has been teaching internationally together with senior teachers at CFM, UMass Medical School for some years. She is the founder of Center for Mindfulness Sweden and she initiated the first academic course in Mindfulness-based approach at the medical university, Karolinska Institutet, in 2007. She gained her undergraduate and doctoral at KI in Stockholm. Her doctoral degree is in neuroscience. She has 20 years of meditation practice that she started in the Zen tradition.