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Mark A. Lau, PhD, R.Psych., is a registered clinical psychologist in private practice at the Vancouver CBT Centre and a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Lau has over 20 years experience providing Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to individuals and groups; conducting MBCT and CBT research; providing leadership in developing models of mental health care delivery including innovative ways of delivering MBCT & CBT; and providing leadership in training and education including providing MBCT single and multi-day professional trainings internationally. Dr. Lau’s research interests include investigating the mechanisms underlying MBCT’s effectiveness, the development and validation of the Toronto Mindfulness Scale, and evaluating effective methods of disseminating MBCT and CBT. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Mindfulness.