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 how to Escape Endless Distraction. 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.


Dear Donald, Your talk on mindfulness was excellent and provided valuable information to our audience of over 20,000. It struck the right balance of science, practical advice and then exercises. This was so helpful given the current state of the world. Your insights added a great deal to the event. Thank you so much for joining us as a speaker. –Cheryl Evans, CFA Institute Director, Educational Events, Global Professional Learning

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