Wendy Wright B.App.Sc. (OT), M.App.Sc. (Soc.Ec.), is a pastoral care practitioner at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney. She also has a private practice offering services based on the practices of mindfulness and compassion. Wendy has practiced and studied these methods for 30 years. For seven months in both 2008 and 2009 Wendy trained in the study and practice of authentic Buddhist teachings on meditation, mind, compassion and wisdom at the Rigpa Institute of Wisdom and Compassion in France.