Esther Slattery is a black Londoner, mother of two, meditation/mindfulness practitioner and teacher. She is also a psychotherapist with special interest in trauma, self-esteem, belonging (identity, equality and inclusion) and dynamics of wellbeing (including health inequalities). She trained to teach at Oxford university (Mst in MBCT). She has been teaching in the community (voluntary and private sector) and within the NHS (staff and patients).