Mind Body Medicine

CV David Dewulf, Medical Doctor

Author of the book Mindfulness. A path of freedom.

He has been practicing meditation and Tai Chi since 1985.
In 1993 he became qualified as a medical Doctor at the KUL, Belgium.
From 1993 he trained in India and Nepal in Yoga and Buddhist meditation (Tibetan and Theravada tradition).
After extensive training in China and Thailand in 1994 and 1995 he certified as a Tao Meditation, Qi Gong and Tai Chi teacher.
In 2001 he has been lecturing twice in the Harvard postgraduate “Clinical training in Mind/Body Medicine”.
Since 2002 he has been teaching “Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy & stress reduction” at the department of psychiatry in Gent and Ieper, Belgium. The therapy is being extensively researched at the department of psychiatry at the university of Gent and Leuven, Belgium. He has a school for professional education for Mindfulness trainers.

2000 - 2001

Harvard Continuing Medical Education (USA)
Clinical Training in Mind/Body Medicine (5 days)
Mind/Body Training in Positive Psychology (4 days)
Skills Training for Mind/Body Change (3 days)
Spirituality and Healing in Medicine (3 days)
Science and Mind/Body Medicine (3 days)
Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (3 days)

Center for Mindfulness (CFM)in Medicine, Health Care and Society,University of Massachusetts Medical School (USA)
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program:
Professional Internship (8 sessions and 2 days)

Harvard Teaching Hospital: Beth Israël Deaconess Medical Center (USA)Division of Behavioral Medicine :
Internship (15 weeks) includes Mind/Body research, clinical training in Mind/Body Medicine with specific interventions for Cancer, Cardiac Wellness, Infertility, Menopause, Chronic Pain and Chronic Fatigue, Medical Symptom Reduction.

• Center for Mind/Body Medicine and the Center for Spirituality and Healing of the Academic Health Center of the University of Minnesota (USA): Professional Training Program in Mind/Body Spirit Medicine (7 days)


• 15 days Karuna training (Core Process Psychotherapy Theravada, London)
• 7 days Vipassana Meditation ( Frits Koster, Holland)
• 7 days Kundalini Yoga (3HO organisation, France)
• 20 days Life coaching (London)
• 10 days Clinical Hypnosis (Belgium)
• 6 days Solution Focused Therapy (Korzybski, Belgium)


• 4 days first annual Mindfulness conference for clinicians at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, University of Massachusetts Medical School (USA) (MA, USA)
• 7 days Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction retreat (with J. Kabat – Zinn and Saki Santorelli from the Center for Mindfulness, USA, training in Germany)
• 3 days training Mindfulness Meditation and Fear (with J. Peacock, England)
• 7 days Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy - MBCT (with M. Williams, training in Danemark)
• 10 day Vipassana retreat (Goenke, Belgium)


• 10 days Vipassana retreat (K. Titmuss, India)
• 7 days Open Dharma (K. Titmuss, India)
Supervision training MBSR with the CFM, USA: Teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
• 8 days Dharma facilitation with C. Titmuss ( Germany & England)
• 5 days Mindfuless research, training and clinical practice ( University of Wales)



• 4 days Vipassana with Frits Koster
• 9 days Vipassana with Jack Kornfield ( Switerland)
• 2 days MBCT teacher meeting with M. Williams


• 2 days MBCT teacher meeting with M. Williams
• 7 days Vipassana
• 7 days Mindfulness en Psychotherapy (Ronald Siegel)


• 14 days Vipassana (C.Feldman, J. Goldstein)
• 10 days co-dependancy training (India)
• 7 days Buddhist psychology Bachelor
• 2 days MBCT advanced teachertraining (Mark Williams)
• 2 days MBSR advanced teachertraining (Jon Kabat-Zinn)