Resources

Recommended Reading

Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom, by Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius (New Harbinger, 2009)
Mindful Recovery, by Thomas Bein and Beverly Bein (Wiley, 2002)
Mindfulness in Plain English, by Bhante Gunaratana (Wisdom Publications, 1992)
Peace is Every Step, by Thich Nhat Hanh (Bantam Books, 1991)
Start Here Now, by Susan Piver (Shambala Publications, 2015)
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion,by Christopher Germer (Guilford Press, 2009)
The Mindful Way Through Depression, by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindal Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn (Guilford Press, 2007)
The Mindfulness Solution, by Ronald Siegel (Guilford Press, 2010)
Wherever You Go, There You Are, by Jon Kabat-Zinn (Hyperion Books, 1994)

CDs & Audio Files All available at www.SoundsTrue.com

Finding True Refuge and Radical Acceptance, by Tara Brach
LovingKindness Meditation, a 3-CD set by Sharon Salzberg
Meditation for Beginners, a 2-CD set by Jack Kornfield (Director of Spirit Rock)
Opening the Heart and How to Meditate with Pema Chodron

Other Bay Area Classes & Groups
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Renee Burgard, LCSW, Los Altos:
Teaches at Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Google, Apple
650-269-4807
www.mindfulnesshealth.com

David Weinberg, Berkeley:
He and his staff offer classes in Berkeley, Orinda, and Walnut Creek
510-540-8928
www.stresscaretraining.org

Reba Connell, LCSW, Oakland:
Also teaches Mindful Eating, Mindful Nutrition
510-594-8224
www.centerforstressreduction.com

Kaiser offers MBSR classes in some locations, which may be open to non-members
Meditation Centers

East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
510-268-0696
www.eastbaymeditation.org

Insight Meditation Center
108 Birch Street
Redwood City, California 94062
650-599-3456
www.insightmeditationcenter.org

Spirit Rock Meditation Center
5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 Marin
415-488-0164
www.spiritrock.org

Other Resources Around the Web

Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley:  greatergood.berkeley.edu
Headspace meditation app for smart phones:  www.headspace.com
Mindful magazine/website:  www.mindful.org
The Wise Brain Bulletin:  www.rickhanson.net/writings/wise-brain-bulletin/
UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center:   http://marc.ucla.edu
UCSD Center for Mindfulness (where I trained):  health.ucsd.edu/specialties/mindfulness
UMass Center for Mindfulness (Jon Kabat-Zinn):  www.umassmed.edu/cfm

Rebecca Stanwyck, LCSW
510-881-2540
mindfulnesseastbay@gmail.com

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