Christopher Willard, PsyD, is a psychologist and educational consultant based in Boston, MA, specializing in mindfulness. He has been practicing meditation for over fifteen years, and leads workshops internationally on the topic of mindfulness for treating young people. He currently serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, and the Mindfulness in Education Network. His thoughts on mental health have been featured in The New York Times, on cnn.com, and elsewhere. Willard is author of Child’s Mind, Growing Up Mindful and three other books. He teaches on the faculty of Harvard Medical School.