Paul Epstein, ND, a naturopathic physician and mindfulness meditation teacher, has studied and practiced mindfulness meditation for more than 30 years. He cofounded and codirected the Israel Center for Mind-Body Medicine and is a graduate of the three-year community dharma leader training program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center.
Specializing in integrative mind-body medicine and treating people with stress-related symptoms and diseases, Epstein’s career in natural healing spans some 30 years, including extensive studies and practice in mindfulness meditation, stress reduction, Buddhist psychology, and psychotherapy in a spiritual context. He is a certified yoga instructor and has had extensive training in clinical guided imagery. He emphasizes the clinical application and integration of these mind-body, whole-person therapies and techniques, and holistic counseling within natural health care and medicine.
Epstein has taught holistic medicine and counseling on the undergraduate and graduate levels and has trained psychotherapists, social workers, and mental-health professionals, physicians, nurses and medical students, yoga teachers, and other health-care professionals in the art and science of mind-body medicine.
Author of Happiness Through Meditation, Paul Epstein lectures extensively, leading workshops, retreats, and mindful healing seminars worldwide. He also maintains a private practice in Westport, Connecticut.