Noelle Lim attended the teacher training in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) at Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC), Psychiatry Department of Oxford University. She is supervised by Dr Maret Dymond-Basset, a clinical psychologist and mindfulness teacher at Oxford, and is guided by the UK Mindfulness-based Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC) standards.
In addition, she completed the .b Teacher program and is certified to teach 11-18 year olds under the UK Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP)—the gold standard provider of mindfulness training and materials for classrooms.
She attended the 8-Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program by the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Search Inside Yourself Leadership (SIYLI) program, as well as training for teachers / therapists:
(1) Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness (David Treleaven)
(2) MBCT For OCD (OMC, Oxford)
(3) Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for depression (Beck Institute)
(4) CBT for anxiety (in progress, Beck).
Attending a class by Professor Ruth Baer at Oxford sparked her interest in research. She is keen to collaborate with universities.
Outside teaching mindfulness, Noelle is a presenter at BFM 89.9 the business radio station and a career coach at Asia School of Business (by BNM and MIT Sloan) in Kuala Lumpur. She worked in the financial services industry in Malaysia and Singapore, and is a Fellow of the Eisenhower Fellowships, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and also graduated from the University of Hull.
She holds the HRDF-trainer certificate.