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Kate Mitcheom, MSN, CNM, RYT

Kate Mitcheom

Certified Senior MBSR Teacher and Mentor


MSN, Maternal Newborn Nursing/Midwifery, Yale University, 1981

BSN, College of St. Catherine, St Paul MN, 1973

Integrated Study and Practice Program at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, 2012-13

MBCT Training, Center for Mindfulness, 2012

Energy Medicine Practitioner, Institute of Health Arts and Sciences, 2008

Yoga Teacher Training with Todd Norian, 2001


Focus & Interests

  • Mindful Yoga for Stress Reduction
  • Incorporating Mindfulness in Pregnancy and Birth
  • Mindfulness for Children and Adolescents


Kate Mitcheom MSN, CNM, RYT has been practicing meditation since 1991 and teaching meditation since 1995. In 1995 she trained at Omega with Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. and Saki Santorelli. And in 1997 she was part of the first Teacher Development Intensive.

In 1996 she founded the Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) at the Fair Haven Community Health Center in New Haven, CT, where she teaches meditation to pregnant women and their partners in the inner-city and offers MBSR for patients with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Kate has also taught mindfulness to high school level students.

Kate began teaching for the Center for Mindfulness in 2012. She also does consulting, conference presentations and staff development training for hospitals, health centers, schools and universities throughout Connecticut and New England.

She lives in Branford, CT where she and her husband of over thirty years raised their three children.