Tara Cousineau, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and author of The Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World and The Little Deck of Kindfulness. She currently works as a staff psychologist at Harvard University Counseling Center.
She is professionally trained in mind-body medicine from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tara is a mindfulness meditation teacher trained by Drs. Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach, and is trained in mindful self-compassion, based on the teachings Drs. Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff, including the adolescent and emerging adult adaptation, Making Friends with Yourself. Dr. Tara is also certified facilitator of the Daring Way Method™ in practices of courage and resilience, based on the research by Dr. Brene Brown.
Previously, she was a global expert for the DOVE Self-Esteem Project, which has a social mission to encourage evidence-based practices in positive body esteem and self-confidence. Dr. Tara is an science adviser to non-profit www.kindness.org and to www.whil.com, which delivers mindfulness programs for the workplace. She is now founder of KindMinds, which is devoted to bringing “kindfulness” practices to individuals, schools and workplaces. You may learn more at www.taracousineau.com and www.kindminds.co
Author, The Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World
Thank you Tara,