Our Recent Contributors

Our contributors are a collection of health care providers, educators, and/or yoga teachers that have a story, technique, or skill related to the clinical or professional use of mindfulness. Their contributions help us spread the word about the art and science of mindfulness.

Donna Torney, LCMHC

If you are new to therapy or unsure about the process, or wish to talk to me personally about your situation, call or email me. For more information on mindfulness and stress reduction visit Mindfulhub.com

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Patrick Teahan, LICSW

by Donna Torney on January 20, 2014

Is a Clinical Social Worker with ten years experience working in community, corporate and private practice settings working with individuals, couples and families. He has worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Community Outpatient Agencies, and several private practices. Patrick has trained extensively with Amanda Curtin LICSW of the Center for Change in Cambridge, Massachusetts. […]

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David Emerson, E-RYT

by Donna Torney on October 27, 2013

Dave is the Founder and Director of Yoga Services for the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute in Brookline Massachusetts, where he coined the term “trauma-sensitive yoga”. He was responsible for curriculum development, supervision and oversight of the yoga intervention component of the first of its kind, NIH funded study, conducted by Dr. Bessel […]

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Karen Fabian

by Donna Torney on September 28, 2013

Karen Fabian is the founder of Bare Bones Yoga. She’s an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher and has been teaching since 2002. Her first book, “Stretched: Build Your Yoga Business, Grow Your Teaching Techniques” was published in July, 2014 and is available on Amazon. It is a guide for yoga teachers on the business and teaching aspects of being a yoga teacher. She is also the host and producer of her own TV show on health and wellness called, “Living Well,” on the Boston Neighborhood Network. She’s a regular contributor to several online publications, including MindBodyGreen.com and DoYouYoga.com. She teaches anatomy for yoga teachers in teacher training programs and workshops. Her academic background is in Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Counseling and she has her Master’s in Health Care Administration. She teaches classes in Boston as well as children and athletes in training centers.

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Rebecca Brenner

by Donna Torney on September 24, 2013

For the last 20 years, Rebecca has led popular wellness, yoga and mindfulness classes in Pennsylvania, Washington, New York and Utah. She currently lives in Park City, Utah, working individually with clients and families through her consulting practice, Park City Holistic Health. She is the author of The Kid’s User Guide to a Human Life – a Best Selling wellness series and online community for kids (and inner kids).

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Jennifer Reis, E-RYT 500

by Donna Torney on September 21, 2013

Jennifer Reis, E-RYT 500, Kripalu Faculty YTT director, Integrative Yoga Therapist and faculty member, Shiatsu therapist and LMT, is the creator of Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®. Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation usually practiced laying down.

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Kellie Edwards

by Donna Torney on September 15, 2013

Kellie Edwards is a psychologist, mindfulness meditation teacher, and the mother of two girls. She runs group workshops and individual coaching sessions integrating mindfulness practices and the psychology of flourishing for parents, leaders and those who want to thrive! She has interviewed world renowned leaders in the field (e.g. Tara Brach, Rick Hanson, Barbara Fredrickson) to create the online self care program for mothers, mindfulness4mothers.com. She writes a blog with Huffington Post, Psych Central and other guest blog spots.

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