Donald Altman – One-Minute Mindfulness and Interpersonal Neurobiology
Courses Content :
- Donald Altman
- 6 Hours 8 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Sep 18, 2013
The Impact of Stress and Anxiety
- Is Technology Re-wiring Our Brains?
- New Ways to View Stress
- Seeing Red and Rumination
The Mindful Antidote
- One-Minute Brain Mindfulness
- Focusing the Wandering Mind
- Cellular Well-being and Happiness
Interpersonal Neurobiology Core Concepts
- The Brain’s Mindful Module
- Learning Styles
- The Social Brain
- Interpersonal Stories that Attune and Attach Us
Mindfulness for Anxiety and Depression
- Techniques for Urban Mindfulness Sleep and Waking
- De-stress from Uncertainty and Transitions
- Secure Attachment Rituals
- Techniques for the Workplace
- Escaping Perfectionism
- Centering with Pleasantness
- Techniques for Relationships
- Cortisol and Loneliness
- Recognize Resources
- Listening Without Judgment
- Techniques for Playtime
- Learning Style, Laughter, and the Immune System
- Play with the Bear
- Cultivate an Attitude of Lightness
- Techniques for Finding Balance through Symbols and Stories
- Sustainability and the Brain
- Stories of Hope and Strength
- Be the Pebble
- Techniques for Spirituality and Contemplation
- The Brain and Its Place in Nature
- Humility and Lessons from the Earth
- Finding Silence in a (Very) Loud World
Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, is a psychotherapist, award-winning writer, former Buddhist monk, teacher and an adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. He is also a faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology program at Portland State University and teaches various classes blending mindfulness and Interpersonal Neurobiology.
A prolific writer whose career spans more than 25 years, Donald has authored several pioneering books on mindfulness, beginning with his 1998 Art of the Inner Meal (HarperOne, 1999). His book, The Mindfulness Code (New World Library, 2010) was named as “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.” He has also authored The Mindfulness Toolbox for Relationships: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Building Compassionate Connections (PESI, 2018), Stay Mindful & Color: Find Calm, Clarity and Happiness (PESI, 2016), Meal By Meal (New World Library, 2004), Living Kindness (Moon Lake Media, 2009), One Minute Mindfulness (New World Library, 2011), The Joy Compass (New Harbinger, 2012), The Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Pain (PESI, 2014) and 101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience: Cultivate Calm, Clarity, Optimism & Happiness Each Day (PESI, 2015).
In addition to his books, Donald was a staff writer for an EMMY-Award winning children’s television show (“The Magic Door,” CBS Chicago), won an American Medical Writer’s Association Award, co-created the first interactive comic strip on America Online, and has had articles appear in New Age Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and Independent Business Magazine, among others.
Donald reaches out to the professional community by serving as the vice president of The Center for Mindful Eating. Donald works extensively with mindful meditation in his own life, as well as offering these tools to others through his books and classes. He teaches mindfulness and spiritual values around the country. He is dedicated to bringing these ancient practices in tune with modern living and to invite wellness into our stress-filled lives. Donald is also a member of the Burma Buddhist Association. An avid motorcyclist, he enjoys riding his motorcycle along the beautiful Oregon coast.
Financial: Donald Altman is in private practice. He is an Adjunct Faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology Program at Portland State University. Mr. Altman receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Donald Altman has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.