Some useful links and documents


  • Rokpa Trust. Lothlorien is run by the Rokpa Trust, an international charitable organisation founded by Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche of Samye Ling Tibetan Centre in south west Scotland.
  • The Association of Therapeutic Communities - the umbrella organisation for Therapeutic Communities in Britain.
  • Trellis - Scottish charity that promotes the use of horticulture to improve health, well-being and life opportunities for all.
  • Mindfulness Association - A non-profit organisation which offers trainings in Mindfulness, Compassion and Insight.
  • Mindful Self-Compassion - This is run by Dr. Christopher Germer. You will find various downloads that can be used for meditation.
  • Self-Compassion This is run by Dr. Kristin Neff, one of the leading researchers into self-compassion.
  • Nonviolent Communication website.
  • Nonviolent Communication. A UK-based NVC ‘library’ for people who want support in developing Nonviolent Communication (NVC) consciousness.
  • Trevor Leat - Willow sculptor who runs the basketry class at Lothlorien.
  • Scottish Recovery Network - Promoting recovery from long-term mental health problems in Scotland.
  • ISPS - an international organization promoting psychotherapy and psychological treatments for persons with psychotic conditions.