Donald Altman is a psychotherapist, Award-winning writer, international workshop trainer, former Buddhist monk and past Vice-President of The Center for Mindful Eating. Donald’s passion is to bring ancient, timeless values and practices into modern life, and he has taught thousands of health care and business professionals how to apply mindfulness for self-growth, in relationships, and in the workplace.

In addition to writing The Practical Mindfulness Blog for Psychology Today and articles for Psychotherapy Networker, Donald was featured in The Mindfulness Movie. He is a monthly host of the Pathways Radio Program/Podcast and is profiled in the Living Spiritual Teachers Project. For many years he taught as an adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, in addition to Portland State University’s Interpersonal Neurobiology Certificate Program.

Donald’s passion is to bring ancient, timeless values and practices to modern life. In addition to leading workshops and retreats, Donald has authored over 20 books and CDs on mindfulness that have been translated into several languages. His book The Mindfulness Toolbox won two national best book awards. Two other books, Clearing Emotional Clutter and The Mindfulness Code were named as One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2016 and 2010, respectively. His newest book is Reflect: Awaken to the Wisdom of the Here and Now.