Donald Altman, M.A., LPC


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Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, is a psychotherapist, international mindfulness expert, and award-winning author of over 20 books translated worldwide. Featured as an expert in The Mindfulness Movie and profiled in the Living Spiritual Teachers Project, he currently writes Psychology Today’s Practical Mindfulness Blog. His best-selling The Mindfulness Toolbox won two national publishing Ben Franklin IPBA awards as the best book in both the Psychology and Mind-Body-Spirit categories. His books, Clearing Emotional Clutter and The Mindfulness Code were both chosen as “One of the Best Spiritual Books of the Year” by Spirituality & Practice. Other popular books include 101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience, Simply Mindful, One Minute Mindfulness, Reflect, and The Mindfulness Toolbox for Relationships.

Past Vice-President of The Center for Mindful Eating, he has taught mindfulness to over 15,000 health care and business professionals. His newest book is Travelers, a novel about a grieving psychiatrist who finds hope, healing, and renewal when a mysterious traveling pet therapist, a sentient canine, and the suicidal young patient come to the psych ward. (To be released Aug. 2022)