Shauna Shapiro
Shauna Shapiro, PhD

Mindfulness is the awareness that arises out of intentionally paying attention in an open, kind, and discerning way.


Santa Clara University

About Shauna Shapiro

Shauna Shapiro, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at Santa Clara University, an author, and an internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and compassion. Nearly a million people have watched her TEDx Talk “The Power of Mindfulness: What You Practice Grows Stronger.” Dr. Shapiro has published more than 100 journal articles and has coauthored two critically acclaimed books: The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness into Psychology and the Helping Professions and Mindful Discipline: A Loving Approach to Setting Limits and Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child.

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Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body