Dr Valerie Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) is the co-founder of the secular program Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery MBAR, an eight week course for people struggling or wanting to maintain their abstinence and sobriety of mind.
She is also the award winning co author of Mindfulness Y Las Adicciones: Recuperacion en 8 Pasos, and there are 8 Pasos recovery meetings in three continents. She is the president of the Buddhist Recovery Network, an international organization promoting mindfulness and Buddhist Recovery to the wider world. A successful TEDx speaker, she is also one of the new leading African Descent Voices in mindfulness approaches to addiction and emotional trauma. www.valeriemason-john.com