The new spring catalog is here! Sign up to get yours.

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

Psychiatrist, addiction expert, and thought leader

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

Psychiatrist, addiction expert, and thought leader


Judson Brewer is a renowned thought leader in the science of self-mastery, having combined nearly 20 years’ experience in mindfulness training with his significant contributions to scientific research.

A psychiatrist and sought after expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Dr. Brewer has been featured throughout the media, including on 60 Minutes, TEDMED, BBC, NPR, and in Time, Forbes, and Businessweek.

He is the director of research at the Center for Mindfulness and associate professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School, adjunct faculty at Yale University, and a research affiliate at MIT. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and The Craving Mind: from cigarettes to smartphones to love, why we get hooked and how we can break bad habits (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017), spoken at international conferences, and trained US Olympic coaches.

Several prestigious organizations and foundations, including the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and Fetzer Trust, have funded Dr. Brewer’s work.

To move his discoveries of clinical evidence behind mindfulness for behavior change into the marketplace, Dr. Brewer founded Claritas MindSciences.

Previous Programs

Applied Mindfulness

September 8-15, 2017
Friday - Friday, 7 nights

We live in a time when meditation and mindfulness are becoming widespread in individual lives and institutions, teaching us tools for tapping into...