Karen Bluth


Karen Bluth

Karen Bluth, PhD, is cocreator of the curriculum Making Friends with Yourself: A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Teens, and author of The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Overcome Self-Criticism and Embrace Who You Are.

As a mindfulness practitioner for almost 40 years, a mindfulness and self-compassion teacher, and a lifelong educator with 18 years of classroom experience, Bluth frequently gives talks, conducts workshops, and teaches classes in self-compassion and mindfulness in educational settings and in the community.

As a researcher, her work focuses on the roles that self-compassion and mindfulness play in promoting well-being in youth. She creates and tests programs that provide teens with tools to help build resilience and strengthen positive mental health.

Karen Bluth at Omega