Dr Louise Mercer MB ChB (Hons)
Founder of Mindfulness Helps and a Breathworks accredited Mindfulness Teacher.
I qualified from the School of Medicine at the University of Liverpool in 1990.
I then had the great privilege to work as a doctor in the NHS for 27 years. For most of my career I was a GP partner, first in Merseyside and then in Greater Manchester.
I have now retired and I am no longer in clinical practice but I remain registered in good standing with the GMC.
I hold an Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate for Children and Adults from the DBS.
I chose Breathworks as my training organisation because of their specialist programs to help people living with stress, chronic pain and long term illness.
Whilst working as a GP I found mindfulness to be useful for many of my patients, alongside their conventional treatments.
Teaching mindfulness is a wonderful way, following my retirement from clinical practice, of continuing to help others and contribute to their wellbeing in an evidence based and effective way .
I teach mindfulness from three very important foundations;