Melanie Waschke (she/her/hers) is a clinical psychologist and licensed psychotherapist. Her therapeutic background includes behavioral therapy, talk therapy, and body-based approaches. She has been authorized as a vipassana teacher by the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Meditation Center since 2010. Based in Germany, she teaches in English and German. Special fields of hers are mindfulness in the field of chronic pain as well as pregnancy and birth. Melanie is mentoring in this program for the third time. Her teaching style is open, valuing, and direct. She encourages bringing a curious, gentle, and clear attitude to all that is, leaving no part out.