The way we’re feeling really matters to our dogs. They’re always going to soak up our feelings, even when we think we’re not showing them. That means that if we try to solve any problems our dogs may be having, we’ll only be doing half the job if we don’t also attend to our own mind state.


6 Week Mindful Living and Our Dogs Course

In this 6 week ‘Mindful Living and Our Dogs®’ Course, Certified Animal Behaviourist, Caroline Wilkinson and Clinical Psychologist, Linda Blair, teach you ways in which you can live more mindfully alongside your canine companion.

Mindful Living and Our Dogs Webinar

In this webinar, Caroline Wilkinson and Linda Blair will discuss how you can live more mindfully alongside your canine companion. 


Caroline Wilkinson

Caroline Wilkinson is the founder of Barket Place and a Certified Animal Behaviourist and Dog Training Instructor. She has been approved full membership, following assessment, of INTO!Dogs, PPG, and APDT (01212). She is committed to using only the most positive, kind, fair and effective training methods. Caroline has a passion for improving connections between human and hound, with a focus on relationships and reduction of stress for canines living in a human world.

Caroline is a regular writer for Edition Dog Magazine and regularly travels to present workshops around the UK. She is part of the International School of Canine Psychology and Behaviour Affiliation Programme, increasing cooperation and collaboration between students and teachers within all areas of canine study, for the benefit of all.


Linda Blair

Linda Blair studied psychology at Wellesley College and Harvard University in America, then trained as a clinical psychologist at the Maudsley Hospital (University of London). She’s worked in the NHS, for the Medical Research Council and at the Universities of Cambridge and Bath, and she had a private clinical psychology practice for 35 years.

She now writes a weekly column, ‘Mind Healing’, for The Daily Telegraph. She’s written five self-help books, and has been a regular columnist for the Guardian, The Times, the Daily Mail, and Psychologies magazine. Linda also broadcasts frequently on radio—stations include BBC World Service, Radio 4, Radio 5, and both BBC Wales and Scotland–and she’s often seen on TV (Sky News, ITV, BBC) as an expert on matters psychological. She’s also in demand as a speaker for businesses, schools and other organisations.

Linda lives with her partner and their two beloved dogs in Somerset, and is joined from time to time by one or more of their four (now grown) children.

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