Dr. Mitch Abblett is a clinical psychologist and is the Executive Director of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy (www.meditationandpsychotherapy.org), a non-profit focusing on education and training at the intersection of mindfulness and treatment. For over a decade, he was the Clinical Director of a Harvard-affiliated special education therapeutic school in Boston. He maintains a private psychotherapy and consulting practice in Wellesley Hills (www.drmitchabblett.com), speaks nationally and internationally. He is the author of two mindfulness related books, as well as two mindfulness and positive psychology card decks (with PESI publications). He has two books under contract (one with NHP – Helping Your Angry Teen; and another on managing personal “hindrances” with mindfulness practices with Shambhala Publications). He is a regular blogger for Mindful Magazine.
Christopher Willard, Psy.D., is a psychologist and educational consultant in the Boston area specializing in mindfulness-based work with adolescents and young adults. He holds an appointment at Cambridge Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching site, and leads workshops nationally and internationally. Dr. Willard has been practicing meditation for over 15 years. His thoughts on mental health have been featured in The New York Times, cnn.com, and elsewhere. He is the author of Child’s Mind (2010), The Mindfulness For Teen Anxiety Workbook (2014), and Co-Editor of Mindfulness with Youth, From the Classroom to the Clinic (2015).
Financial: Christopher Willard maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger Publishing, Guilford Press, and Parallax Press. Dr. Willard receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Christopher Willard has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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