Jamie Derrick, Ph.D.
U of Idaho
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offerings on the University of Idaho campus.
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free weekly drop-in mindfulness meditation
wednesday noon-12:20, TLC 047 -- everyone is welcome
you can now zoom in for the drop-in :
from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Fall 2019 Course -- University of Idaho --- (coming again Spring 2020)
Psyc 403: Mindfulness and Well-being,
Meets M, W 11:30-12:20, 3 credits
Permission Needed to Enroll (e-mail
Jamiederrick@uidaho.edu); everyone welcome
This will be a practice-based course. The focus is on skill
building. Grading based on attendance and a final project.
3.5 day residential meditation retreat offered by
Dave Potter of Palouse Mindfulness and co-taught by Jamie Derrick -- if you have an established
meditation practice that you would like to deepen with intensive
practice. It runs Oct 4-7 and will be held at a retreat center
in Hayden Lake. Contact Dave Potter
for more information. (flyer)
UI Mind Founder | Mindfulness Educator & Practice Mentor
Dr. Derrick a certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher
(UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, accredited training program).
In addition she works as a mindfulness mentor for UCLA's Intensive
Personal Practice program and works with Inward Bound Meditation
Experience to bring mediation to at-risk teenagers.
She studied MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction) with Jon Kabat
Zinn and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts, MAPS (mindful
awareness practices) at the University of California at LA, and she
is currently undertaking training in trauma-informed intervention at
the Canadian Institute for Trauma Research and Education. She
is a certified yoga instructor (RYT200) through Prajna Yoga, Santa
She has taught mindfulness
classes at University of Idaho, in her community, and at UCLA.
She has staffed teen meditation retreats (residential retreats) for
iBME and Spirit Rock Meditation Center. And offers a yearly
silent meditation retreat for adults in Northern Idaho. She
offers some online resources including a 21-day mindfulness podcast,
a facebook blog on mindfulness, and recorded audio meditations.
She is a welcoming teacher. No experience needed to attend her
(and check out other resources below)
is also featured on TEDx Uidaho where she spoke about mindfulness and kindness
talk on YouTube:
other information about
performance benefits (click links for more
In addition to the Wednesday noon practice, there are many resources
that can help support your
meditation practice. There are apps you can download.
One of my favorites is called 'Insight Timer'. There are many
types of free, recorded meditations. And below are some online
- free weekly guided meditations
for faculty, staff, and students
at U of I
and the community
noon to 12:20pm , TLC 029
- University of Idaho class
403:Mindfulness and Well-being
University of Idaho Argonaut, March 2019
Derrick speaking about mindfulness
on Tomversations podcast
University of Idaho Argonaut,
Oct 2, 2017
University of Idaho Argonaut, Feb 3, 2017
Post ... January 28, 2016
University of Idaho Argonaut video, Feb 4, 2016
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....