Making Mindfulness Stick for Kids and Teens (free lecture)
February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
Free Public Lecture
Friday, January 22, 2018
University of Washington
Kane Hall, Rm 120
Christopher Willard, Psy.D., Dr. Christopher Willard (PsyD) is a psychologist and educational consultant based in Boston specializing in mindfulness. He has been practicing meditation for 20 years and leads workshops nationally and internationally. He currently serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, and is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network. He has presented at TEDx conferences and his thoughts have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, andmindful.org. Dr. Willard teaches at Harvard Medical School. He is the author of Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience (2016) Raising Resilience: The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children (2017) and the forthcoming children’s book, Alphabreaths: The ABCs of Mindful Breathing (2019).