Jamie Derrick, Ph.D.
U of Idaho
www.zen-sunflower.com for more
resources from Jamie Derrick
UI Mind Founder & Mindfulness Educator/ Facilitator
Dr. Derrick a certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher
(UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, accredited training program).
She also spent 100 hours studying MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction) with Jon Kabat
Zinn and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts.
She has taught mindfulness
classes at University of Idaho, in her community, and at UCLA.
In Fall 2015 she offered a 21-day mindfulness challenge and podcast that reached
over 500 subscribers locally and around the country.
In addition she has staffed meditation retreats for teens and young
adults through Inward Bound Meditation Education, a national
meditation organization, and through Sprit Rock, a northern
California Buddhist meditation Center.
She is a welcoming teacher. No experience needed to attend her
(and check out other resources below)
Jamie Derrick Quoted in the
steps for making mindless activities more mindful'
Also featured on
TEDx Uidaho where she spoke about mindfulness and kindness
talk on YouTube:
other information about
performance benefits (click links for more
- free weekly guided meditations
(drop in resuming in January of 2017)
for faculty, staff, and students
at U of I
and the community
FREE, drop-in noon to 12:25pm
Commons Aurora Room --- watch for it
in January 2017!
Free, on-line support for your home practice
recorded mindfulness meditation & mindfulness
practices in daily living
- Spring 2017,
University of Idaho class
Psyc 404 or AOLL 504:Mindfulness and Well-being
credit, basic instruction and practice
staff can take the class for professional development through AOLL
click here to see a list of the course topics
NEW to the class starting Spring 2017 --
optional practice lab 1 hour weekly for 1 credit
(must be enrolled in the class to enroll in the lab)
Dr. Derrick was recently
interviewed with other mindfulness experts by the
Post ... January 28, 2016
University of Idaho
Argonaut, January 20, 2016 ... link coming
University of Idaho Argonaut, Sept 26, 2015
University of Idaho Argonaut,
Feb 13, 2015
Lewiston Tribute, April 25, 2015 (Balance Insert)
Idaho Public Radio, May 8, 2015
KRFP Yin Radio Interview, May 10, 2015
Opinion Pieces for Argonaut written by Jamie Derrick
Taming Your Mind, January 15, 2016
U of I is a stressed out campus, October 15,
The Value of Labeling Emotion, October 22,
Mindfulness is Kind, November 12, 2015
watch for upcoming articles on kindness, gratitude,
focus, and more....