Donald Altman, M.A., LPC

Donald Altman is an award-winning author of over 15 books, a psychotherapist and former monk whose work integrates ancient, timeless practices into our modern lifestyles. He has taught thousands of professionals in health care, mental health and business how to use mindfulness practices for greater resilience, balance, healing and joy. He is dedicated to helping individuals find wholeness through connecting to purpose, being, and connection with others.

Donald Altman’s Practical Mindfulness Blog will open your eyes to new ideas. Discover the One Word That Stops Ruminating on the Future. You can Subscribe or see All Blogs.


Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox for Rewiring the Brain 12 CEs ONLINE  Based on the best-selling The Mindfulness Toolbox. Includes tools for anxiety, depression, pain, and more.

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Join us for a special 3-Day Reflection and the Power of Pause Retreat! Sept. 6-9. Register Now    7.75 CEs Available

Simply Mindful: A 7-Week Course and Personal Handbook for Mindful Living

Newly Released! Ideal for individuals, educators, coaches, counselors and business persons who want a step-by-step approach to learning and teaching mindfulness using a research and skills-based curriculum. 

Mindfulness expert Donald Altman has done it again, offering refreshing and timely mindfulness exercises and advice in an effective format. Prepare to be transformed by the end of your journey.
− Chris Willard, PsyD; educational consultant and author, Growing Up Mindful