Sitting Together, Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy
Essential Skills for
Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy
Susan M. Pollak | Thomas Pedulla | Ronald D. Siegel

About the Authors

Susan M. Pollak, MTS, Ed.D
Susan M. Pollak, MTS, Ed.D. is a clinical instructor in psychology at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, where she has taught and supervised since the mid 1990s. She is the president of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and a psychologist in private clinical practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A long time student of meditation and yoga, she teaches about mindfulness and compassion in psychotherapy, and has been integrating the practices of meditation into psychotherapy since 1985. Dr. Pollak is a co-editor of The Cultural Transition; and a contributing author of Mapping the Moral Domain; Evocative Objects; and Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, 2nd Edition.

 

Susan M. Pollak, MTS, Ed.D
Thomas Pedulla, LICSW is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist in private practice in Arlington, Massachusetts, where he works with individuals and leads mindfulness-based cognitive therapy groups. A faculty and board member at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy since 2007, Tom has also served on the board of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center and has been a practitioner of meditation in the Vipassana tradition for over 25 years. He is a contributing author of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, 2nd Edition.

 

Ron D. Siegel, Psy.D.
Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D. is an assistant clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, where he has taught since the early 1980s. He is a long time student of mindfulness meditation and serves on the board of directors and faculty of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. Dr. Siegel teaches internationally about mindfulness and psychotherapy and mind / body treatment, while maintaining a private clinical practice in Lincoln, Massachusetts. He is author of The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems; coauthor of Back Sense: A Revolutionary Approach to Halting the Cycle of Chronic Back Pain; coeditor of Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy: Deepening Mindfulness in Clinical Practice; and coeditor of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, 2nd Edition.