Dr Tessa Roos has taught mindfulness to health professionals in a range of clinical and academic contexts. Some of these include:
  1. University of Cape Town GP refresher course, “Mindfulness for busy GP’s”. January 2023.
  2. University of Cape Town fourth year medical student small group lectures on introduction to mindfulness, since 2021.
  3. Developing and convening the University of Cape Town fourth year medical student Mindful medics course since 2021.
  4. Weekly mindfulness groups at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital to hospital staff (health professionals, administrators and management) from 2020 to 2022
  5. Mindfulness workshop with district mental health nurses at Karl Bremer Hospital, 2015.
  6. Glynnview Medical Practice Symposium 2023 in Johannesburg, lecture on running groups with mindfulness groups as a focus.
  7. South Africa College of Psychiatrists (SASOP) 2023 pre-congress workshop on group therapies.
  8. South African College of Psychiatrists (SASOP) Congress 2023 lecture “Mindfulness as a novel treatment for borderline personality disorder.”

News on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

  • Article

    Netcare Media Release. Interview with Tessa Roos and Jacqui Wigg.

  • Article

    Mindfulness in medicine by Dr Tessa Roos

  • Webinar

    An introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy