Phenomena Shaping the Future: Raising Mindful Children
Christopher Willard is father to two wonderful kids. He is a clinical psychologist and consultant who teaches at Harvard Medical School. He has been a mindfulness meditation practitioner for over two decades and specializes in integrating mindfulness into education and psychotherapy.
He is a thought leader who has authored more than 11 books including the bestsellers, Child’s Mind (2010), Growing Up Mindful (2016) and Raising Resilience (2017). He has presented at TEDx conferences and several news organizations including CNN and ABC. His thoughts have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Parents Magazine, among many other publications.
Christopher’s therapeutic games and card sets for children and adults are available in more than ten languages and he has traversed the globe, from Australia to Bhutan to Uruguay and just about every country in between, to speak and teach on Mindfulness.
He currently serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network.