Colleen Camenisch

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Colleen Camenisch, MBA
Certified MBSR Teacher


Formal Education:

  • Post Graduate Course sponsored by the United Nations (ILO) in conjunction with the University Institute of European Studies:  International Business and Trade Law, Torino, Italy
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Nevada, Reno. August 2003
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Nevada, Reno. December 2001

Mindfulness and Meditation Training:

  • Completed teacher certification to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Oasis Professional Education program at UMASS Center for Mindfulness
  • Completed facilitator training for the Mindful Practice curriculum which is designed for health care professionals
  • Completed the Advanced practitioner meditation program through Spirit Rock Meditation Center
  • Completed the Dedicated Practitioner meditation program through Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Focus and Interests

My main interest is support others on the path the personal wellbeing and feeling more connected and engaged in their everyday lives.  The other areas I specialize in are:

  • Mindfulness in Organizations
  • Mindfulness in Healthcare


Colleen Camenisch has been teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs along with other meditation courses for over a decade, and is also an MBSR teacher trainer.  In addition to MBSR courses, she has taught many modified programs for large companies and hospitals, including a program for victims of trauma at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Massachusetts.  She is also trained in the Mindful Practice Curriculum and has taught mindfulness programs for health care workers through the Nevada Physician Wellness Coalition.

Colleen’s other professional experience includes a Master’s Degree in Business and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from UNR.  Additionally, she completed a post-graduate course in International Business and Trade Law at the United Nations International Labor Organization.  She also works part-time as the Executive Director for the Nevada Physician Wellness Coalition.

Her practical business skills coupled with her extensive formal education have brought a unique combination of professionalism, knowledge, and sincere compassion to all of her work.  In all of her personal and professional endeavors, she strives to find ways to make communities and the world at large a better place.