Judson Brewer


Psychiatrist, addiction expert, and thought leader


Upcoming Programs


Applied Mindfulness

Sharon Salzberg, Judson Brewer

September 8 - 15, 2017


Judson Brewer is a renowned thought leader in the science of self-mastery, having combined nearly 20 years’ experience in mindfulness training with his significant contributions to scientific research.

A psychiatrist and sought after expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Dr. Brewer has been featured throughout the media, including on 60 Minutes, TEDMED, BBC, NPR, and in Time, Forbes, and Businessweek.

He is the director of research at the Center for Mindfulness and associate professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School, adjunct faculty at Yale University, and a research affiliate at MIT. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and The Craving Mind: from cigarettes to smartphones to love, why we get hooked and how we can break bad habits (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017), spoken at international conferences, and trained US Olympic coaches.

Several prestigious organizations and foundations, including the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and Fetzer Trust, have funded Dr. Brewer’s work.

To move his discoveries of clinical evidence behind mindfulness for behavior change into the marketplace, Dr. Brewer founded Claritas MindSciences.

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