Contributed by Donald Altman

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Case Study May 1, 2020

It takes creativity to apply basic therapy tools, especially when depression has set in and negative cognitions have taken over. Read more

Stealthy Change, Healthy Change

Three Ways to Practice Presence

During my internship after graduate school, I worked as therapist at an intensive out-patient eating disorder (ED) clinic. One of the patients, Amber, was a... Read more

In Consultation March 9, 2018

Priming Clients for Taking New Practices Home

Four Keys to Enhancing Engagement

Four steps to help clients take new practices learned in the consulting room back into their everyday lives. Read more

Donald Altman

Donald Altman, MA, LPC, is a psychotherapist, award-winning writer and former Buddhist monk. He is also a faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology program at Portland State University and teaches various classes blending mindfulness and Interpersonal Neurobiology. A prolific writer whose career spans more than 25 years, Donald has authored several pioneering books on mindfulness, beginning with Art of the Inner Meal. (HarperOne, 1999).  His book, The Mindfulness Code (New World Library, 2010) was named as “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.” He has also authored The Mindfulness Toolbox for Relationships: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Building Compassionate Connections (PESI, 2018), Stay Mindful & Color: Find Calm, Clarity and Happiness (PESI, 2016), and many more. Donald works extensively with mindful meditation in his own life, as well as offering these tools to others through his books and classes. He teaches mindfulness and spiritual values around the country.