Dr. Susan Pollak - Psychologist, Author, Teacher of Mindfulness and Compassion
Dr. Susan Pollak

Dr. Susan Pollak is a clinical psychologist, author, meditation practitioner, and teacher of mindfulness and compassion in psychotherapy.

Featured Books

Self-Compassion for Parents Sitting Together

Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself
Parenting is hard. That's why self-compassion is so important. Let go of constant self-judgment and treat yourself with the same kindness and caring you strive to offer your kids.

Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy
This practical guide helps therapists from virtually any specialty or theoretical orientation choose and adapt mindfulness practices most likely to be effective with particular patients.

Audio Meditations

Audio Meditations for Mindfulness

Mindfulness-based Audio Meditations
Listen to and enjoy the following guided meditations. Most take only a few minutes. For more instructions and case illustrations, go to Self-Compassion for Parents and Sitting Together.

The Art of Now

The Art of Now, Mindfulness Blog and Forum

The Art of Now, Essential Skills for Mindfulness Blog
An exploration of the art of integrating mindfulness into psychotherapy, including suggestions for introducing mindfulness exercises to patients, starting your own meditation practice, reflections on difficulties that may arise and how to overcome them, as well as inspiration from stories, poetry, visual art and music.

Featured Blog Post: Mindfulness for Mourning: Insights and practices that make a difference when mourning.

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