Tag Archives: meditation

#454 – Scientific Research on The Effects of Meditation with Clifford Saron PhD

Clifford D. Saron PhD, an Associate Research Scientist at the Center for Mind and Brain and MIND Institute at the University of California at Davis, received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1999. Dr. Saron has had a long-standing interest in the effects of contemplative practice. He has coordinated […]

#450 – Effortless Mindfulness with Lisa Dale Miller LMFT

Lisa Dale Miller, MA, LMFT, LPCC, SEP is a private practice psychotherapist in Los Gatos, CA, specializing in mindfulness psychotherapy and Somatic Experiencing therapy for depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction and chronic pain. She is also an outpatient provider for the Veterans Administartion San Jose. Lisa is the author of a highly regarded textbook on Buddhist […]

#431 – Stillness in Mind with Simon Cole, M.A.

Simon Cole M.A. runs a retreat center in France, having worked in psychological health in the UK for over 20 years.  Holder of a Masters with distinction and special award in counseling from Ripon and York St John, he is a senior-accredited counselor, with experience in the Health Service as well as in private practice […]

#422 – Finding True Refuge in Mindfulness with Tara Brach PhD

Transcript Tara Brach, Ph. D., is a clinical psychologist, founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, and an internationally known teacher of Buddhist meditation. She is the author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. Tara has offered numerous keynote speeches and accredited workshops for mental health practitioners interested in integrating meditative practices into psychotherapy. […]

#390 – A Scientific and Phenomenological Exploration of Meditation with Dr. Adeline van Waning

Adeline van Waning MD PhD, a Dutch psychiatrist-psychotherapist with an MA in Buddhist Studies, integrates her broad professional expertise and interests with a deep commitment to meditation and mind training regarding cultivating attention, emotion regulation and well-being. She participated in the Shamatha Project, a large international “meditation and neuroscience” project in the US. She documents […]

#370 – Mindfulness and Loving Relationships with John Amodeo

Transcript John Amodeo PhD has been a licensed marriage and family therapist for over thirty years. He is the author of the new book, Dancing with Fire: A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships. His other books include The Authentic Heart and Love & Betrayal, which have just been translated into Mandarin. He co-authored a chapter […]

#345 – Trauma Stewardship with Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky MSW, founder and director of the Trauma Stewardship Institute and author of Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, has worked directly with trauma survivors for 25 years. At age 18, she regularly spent nights volunteering in a homeless shelter. From there, she went on […]

#338 – Big Mind, Big Heart with Roshi Genpo Merzel

According to the bio info provided by his organization, Zen Master Dennis Genpo Merzel is one of the most renowned and accomplished teachers of Zen in the Western world. He was born in Brooklyn NY and grew up in Southern California where he was a champion swimmer and All-American water polo player. He earned a […]

#306 – The Now Effect with Elisha Goldstein PhD

Transcript Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. is in private practice in West Los Angeles and is author of the 2012 book The Now Effect (Simon and Schuster, 2012) and co-author of, A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn. He synthesizes the pearls of traditional psychotherapy with a progressive integration of mindfulness to achieve mental […]

#288 – The Buddha Occupies Wall Street with Shoken Michael Stone

Michael Stone is a Yoga teacher Buddhist teacher, author and psychotherapist. He is the Founder of Centre of Gravity, a urban community in Toronto integrating Buddhist practice, Yoga and social action. He is a voice for a new generation of young people integrating spiritual practice with environmental and social issues. His most recent book is […]