Shauna Shapiro, a professor at Santa Clara University, is a clinical psychologist and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness.
Recipient of the American Council of Learned Societies teaching award, Dr. Shapiro is a fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, which was cofounded by the Dalai Lama.
She leads mindfulness programs internationally and has been invited to present for the king of Thailand, the Danish government, and the World Council for Psychotherapy in Beijing, China. Dr. Shapiro serves on the advisory board of Axialent, a leader in conscious business, and has brought mindfulness to pioneering companies, including Cisco Systems and Google.
She has published more than 150 articles and book chapters and is coauthor of the critically acclaimed texts The Art and Science of Mindfulness and Mindful Discipline: A Loving Approach to Setting Limits and Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child.
Dr. Shapiro’s work has been featured in Wired magazine, USA Today, the Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, and American Psychologist.