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 27 languages, and Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits.
She suggests an innovative synthesis of neuroscience, Buddhist psychology, mindfulness meditation, and cognitive therapy—a blending of ancient and contemporary approaches—can be a successful way to transform our disturbing emotions.
Bennett-Goleman has practiced Buddhist meditation since the early 1970s, including Insight Meditation and Dzogchen, 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