Tara Bennett-Goleman, MA, is a psychotherapist, teacher, and author of the New York Times best-selling Emotional Alchemy: How the Mind Can Heal the Heart, which has been translated into 25 languages. In her book, Bennett-Goleman suggests the blending of ancient and contemporary approaches for transforming our disturbing emotions through an innovative synthesis of neuroscience, Buddhist psychology, mindfulness meditation, and a new dimension of cognitive therapy. Bennett-Goleman has practiced Buddhist meditation since the early 1970s and has trained at the Cognitive Therapy Center of New York. She offers workshops and professional training seminars internationally.
What People are Saying About Tara Bennett-Goleman
“[Tara Bennett-Goleman] is a pioneer in the field of cognitive therapy and mindfulness,”
—Aaron Beck, founder of cognitive therapy
“Tara Bennett-Goleman has done a great service in describing in such inspiring and precise ways how meditative practices can liberate us from the patterns of emotional reactions that, unexamined, lead invariably to suffering and harm.”
—Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Wherever You Go There You Are
“In showing us how to use our minds to heal our emotions, [Tara Bennett-Goleman] heals our minds with her heart.”
—Mark Epstein, MD, author of Thoughts Without a Thinker and Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart