Here you can learn more about my teaching, clinical, and research interests. For my complete CV, please visit the Academics page.
I teach university courses on scientifically based forms of psychological treatment, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. I also give talks and workshops on mindfulness at professional and academic conferences.
Clinical work and supervision:
I supervise doctoral students in clinical psychology in the following mindfulness-based treatments:
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
- Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP)
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
I do research on mindfulness, including:
- Assessment of mindfulness, including the development of mindfulness questionnaires
- Relationships between mindfulness and other aspects of psychological functioning
- The effects of long-term practice of mindfulness meditation
- Mindfulness-based treatments
- Mindfulness and related cognitive and emotional processes in borderline personality disorder
I’ve published the following edited books for professionals:
- Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician’s Guide to Evidence Base and Application (Elsevier, 2006)
- This book has chapters on MBSR, MBCT, DBT, and ACT for a variety of problems and populations. Each chapter includes theoretical background, a case study, treatment procedures, and practical issues in using the treatment.
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- Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician’s Guide to Evidence Base and Application, Second Edition (Elsevier, to be released August 15, 2014)
- The second edition focuses on MBSR, MBCT, and new variations of these approaches, including mindfulness-based eating awareness training, mindfulness-based relapse prevention, and mindfulness-based childbirth and parenting.
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- Assessing Mindfulness and Acceptance Processes in Clients: Illuminating the Theory and Practice of Change (New Harbinger, 2010)
- This book has chapters on the mechanisms of change in mindfulness-based treatment, including emotion regulation, self-compassion, psychological flexibility, spirituality, and values, as well as changes in the brain and working memory capacity.
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