***  Currently serving Somerset County, NJ  and surrounding areas.  ***

Questions? Contact:  maria.usewick@gmail.com


Mindful Schools:  Teaching Teachers, Parents, Therapists/Professionals and Youth grades K-12; Program Directors - Megan Cowan and Chris McKenna, Emeryville, CA:     www.mindfulschools.org  

CALMER CHOICE: Cultivating Awareness, Living Mindfully, Enhancing Resiliency- Founder-Fiona Jensen (OTR/L) Cape Cod, MA:    www.calmerchoice.org

iBme: Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (Teenagers):   www.ibme.info

Learning to Breathe: A mindfulness curriculum program for adolescents:    www.learning2breathe.org

Just Breathe (Youth Video) by, Julie Bayer Salzman and Josh Salzman:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YEZnrySrtQ​

Mindfulness for Teens Information (Teen/College Video - healthy living-mindfulness)):   http://keltymentalhealth.ca/healthy-living/mindfulness

Left Brain Buddha:  Sarah Rudell Beach (Certified Mindful Schools Graduate, Teacher, Writer and Blogger) Provides tips, research, and information about mindfulness, often using humor and familiar analogies to better explain abstract concepts.  (She offers online classes for adults and parents):  ​leftbrainbuddha.com

Books & Magazines:

Wellth, How I Learned to Build a Life, Not a Resume, by Jason Wachob, founder and CEO of Mindbodygreen. 

The Mindful Athlete - Secrets to Pure Performance, by George Mumford

One Second Ahead, by Rasmus Hougaard, founder and managing director of The Potential Project.

Mindful Magazine ---excellent resource. www.mindful.org

A Still Quiet Place, by Amy Saltzman, MD, with website:  www.stillquietplace.com

The Mindful Child, by Susan Kaiser Greenland, website:  www.susankaisergreenland.com; The Inner Kids Program

10 Mindful Minutes, by Goldie Hawn, Founder of: MindUP curriculum program for K-8

The Whole Brain Child; Mindsight; and Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, all 3 books by Daniel Siegel, MD

Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman

Building Emotional Intelligence and Resiliency in Children, by Linda Lantieri

The Way of Mindful Education, by Daniel Rechtschaffen, MFSW;www.danielrechtschaffen.com  

Science and Research: 

Jon Kabat-Zinn – Molecular biologist, professor of medicine, creator of the Stress reduction Clinic (MBSR) and Center for Mindfulness at UMASS, Amherst, MA. Author:  Full Catastrophe Living; Coming to Our Senses; Mindfulness for Beginners, and more…

Richard Davidson – Neuroscientist, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.  Author of book:  The Emotional Life of Your Brain.

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD - Director of Research, Center for Mindfulness at UMASS Medical School

Current Media: ​

Michael Gervais, Mindfulness Coach - Seattle Seahawks:   www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/michael-gervais-mindfulness-and-high-performance-training-with-the-seahawks-video 

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, by Dan Harris, App - 10% Happier

Anderson Cooper – CBS Special- 60 Minutes Video on Mindfulness


References & Resources