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Shauna Shapiro, PhD

Clinical psychologist and mindfulness expert

Shauna Shapiro, a professor at Santa Clara University, is a clinical psychologist and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness.

Recipient of the American Council of Learned Societies teaching award, Dr. Shapiro is a fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, which was cofounded by the Dalai Lama.

She leads mindfulness programs internationally and has been invited to present for the king of Thailand, the Danish government, and the World Council for Psychotherapy in Beijing, China. Dr. Shapiro serves on the advisory board of Axialent, a leader in conscious business, and has brought mindfulness to pioneering companies, including Cisco Systems and Google.

She has published more than 150 articles and book chapters and is coauthor of the critically acclaimed texts The Art and Science of Mindfulness and Mindful Discipline: A Loving Approach to Setting Limits and Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child.

Dr. Shapiro’s work has been featured in Wired magazine, USA Today, the Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, and American Psychologist.

Upcoming Programs

What You Practice Grows Stronger

February 1 - 3, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Modern neuroscience proves that what we practice grows stronger. Our repeated experiences actually shape our brains. This is incredibly hopeful news—happiness can be trained step-by-step into the very structure of our minds. In this workshop, clinical psychologist Shauna Shapiro, PhD, guides you in an exploration of how mindfulness rewires our brains and transforms our lives....

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Previous Programs

Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB)

June 16 - 18, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

What is the importance of the science of emotions? How does it help us work with our patients/clients? This weekend takes a deep dive into these and other questions. Paul Ekman and B. Alan Wallace developed the Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) research and training program as the result of a dialogue between biobehavioral scientists, the...

The Art and Science of Mindfulness and Compassion

October 20 - 22, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

What you practice grows stronger. Mindfulness is a simple, powerful skill and an essential building block in our ability to practice compassion toward ourselves and others. Clinical psychologist Dr. Shauna Shapiro, PhD, offers you tools that weave together the art and science of mindfulness to support you in healing and living a joyful, meaningful life....