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Donald Altman, M.A., LPC

Donald Altman, M.A., LPC

Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, was a staff writer for an EMMY-Award winning children’s television show (“The Magic Door,” CBS Chicago), won an American Medical Writer’s Association Award and has had articles appear in New Age Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and Independent Business Magazine. Donald reaches out to the professional community by serving as the vice president of The Center for Mindful Eating. Donald works extensively with mindful meditation in his own life, as well as offering these tools to others through his books and classes. He teaches mindfulness and spiritual values around the country. He is dedicated to bringing these ancient practices in tune with modern living and to invite wellness into our stress-filled lives. An avid motorcyclist, he enjoys riding his motorcycle along the beautiful Oregon coast.  Donald is a psychotherapist, award-winning writer, former Buddhist monk, teacher and an adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. He is also a faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology program at Portland State University and teaches various classes blending mindfulness and Interpersonal Neurobiology. A prolific writer whose career spans more than 25 years, Donald has authored several pioneering books on mindfulness. The Mindfulness Code was named as “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.”

 

Testimonials

“Speaker was engaging, calm and enjoyed his style of presentation. He appeared to embody authentic mindfulness what he teaches. Thanks! “
– Edmonton, AB | December 4 – 5, 2017

 

“Well prepared, organized, such care and attention to materials and thoughtful in words, active presentation. So generous with materials, references, tips, books, research and with sharing all he has found helpful. Kind, attentive, grounded. He lives and practice mindfulness. All levels of professional practice skills have left with vast amount of useful materials.”
– Edmonton, AB | December 4 – 5, 2017

 

“Donald is a passionate and authentic speaker. He is engaging and makes the material he teaches easily to understand and implement into daily life and / or work with clients.”
– Edmonton, AB | December 4 – 5, 2017

 

“Donald is so knowledgeable and uses so many practices ways to teach mindfulness. It was great to experience mindfulness in this way! Thank you!”
– Edmonton, AB | December 4 – 5, 2017

 

“Thanks for sharing your wisdom Donald! How you organized lecture time, group sharing, videos, etc. really enhanced in being able to absorb the material/content. Thanks again, I have more tools to share with my clients.”
– Edmonton, AB | December 4 – 5, 2017

 

“I learned so much, and really enjoyed the 2 days. I was constantly impressed with the speaker.”
– Edmonton, AB | December 4 – 5, 2017

 

“This workshop will help me personally and help my clients. So helpful, so powerful.”
– Edmonton, AB | December 4 – 5, 2017