Fernando A. de Torrijos

Fernando A. de Torrijos

Fernando A. de Torrijos, founding director of REBAP Internacional and associate director of Clínica REBAP España in Madrid, Spain.

He was director of the Mindfulness in Psychiatry programmes offered by the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and director of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Clinic at the school’s Center for Mindfulness. He is a senior lecturer on
MBSR, MBCT and other mindfulness-based applications with over 23 years’ experience. He travelled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, with Jon Kabat-Zinn in 2000, and since that time has taken on the responsibility for expanding MBSR in Spanish-speaking countries. To date, he has directed intensive training programmes for professionals in the fields of healthcare and education in 14 countries with more that 1,000 participants from 20 Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries.