James Donald Facilitator
James is an experienced coach and facilitator of mindfulness programs, with a particular interest in mindfulness-based approaches to building workplace resilience and well-being in organisations. Since 2007, he has delivered over 300 mindfulness and well-being workshops in the community sector. James has also worked with private and public sector organisations, including the World Bank, IBM, the Commonwealth Treasury, and the ABC, leading mindfulness-based resilience programs to enhance staff well-being and performance.
James is currently undertaking a PhD in Organisational Behaviour. His research explores the impacts of mindfulness-based approaches in reducing stress and building resilience in high stress workplaces. James is a member of the Association of Contextual Behavioural Science, a global network of researchers and clinicians focused on mindfulness-based approaches to behaviour change.
James is passionate about the potential of mindfulness skills to make a lasting and transformational impact on the lives of people across the full spectrum of our society. He has his own mediation practice and finds meditation immensely beneficial, not only in managing stress, but in helping to live an authentic and courageous life.