ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
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. She currently works as a staff psychologist at Harvard University Counseling Center. She has 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. She has also trained in mindful self-compassion, based from the teachings of Dr. Christopher Germer and Dr. Kristin Neff, that includes the adolescent and emerging adult adaptation, Making Friends with Yourself.
Dr. Tara is also a certified facilitator of the Daring Way Method™ in practices of courage and resilience, based on the research of 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. She is now a founder of KindMinds, which is devoted to bringing “kindfulness” practices to individuals, schools and workplaces.
You may learn more at www.taracousineau.com