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 Rachael Vicary

Rachael Vicary

MBCT Programme Administrator (currently on maternity leave)


 Sir Henry Wellcome Building for Mood Disorders Research F05


Sir Henry Wellcome Building for Mood Disorders Research, University of Exeter, Queens Drive, Exeter, EX4 4QQ, UK


Rachael is the Programme Administrator for the Post Graduate Training Course in Mindfulness Based Therapies and Approaches at the University of Exeter. Her role involves administering the programme and overseeing the day to day tasks. In addition to this Rachael also holds a central role to the Mindfulness Network providing administration support.

Rachael has previous experience working as a Clinical Research Coordinator working with Professor Willem Kuyken on a number of Mindfulness based studies and currently works one day a week on a randomised control trial of mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Parents (MBCT-P) compared to Care as Usual. This study is aimed at looking at the influence of MBCT in comparison to usual care, such as anti-depressants.


Rachael holds a Diploma in the Practice and Theory of Counselling and is a Qualified Integrative Counsellor.


Rachael joined the Mood Disorders Centre in September 2010 when she worked with Professor Willem Kuyken on the PREVENT trial - ‘Preventing depressive relapse in NHS settings‘ where her role was to assist with the recruitment of participants to the study, assessing their eligibility.

Prior to working here Rachael worked in Human Resources before training to be a Counsellor.



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