Randye J. Semple, PhD, is assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Southern California, where she teaches and provides clinical supervision to psychiatry residents and graduate students. Her research and clinical interests focus on the development and integration of mindfulness-based interventions for children in psychiatric clinical care.
Jennifer Lee, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice and at the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie, a residential treatment center, where she provides clinical consultation and direct care for at-risk children and their families. She holds an adjunct faculty appointment at Marist College teaching graduate students in the field of mental health counseling.
Illustrator Denise McMorrow Mahone, MFA, is an artist pursuing a doctorate in clinical psychology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Her writing, sculpture, drawing, and photography explore our spiritual, ecological, and poetic aspects as human beings. She lives with her husband, Paco, and young sons, Eamonn and Gabriel.
Foreword writer Mark Williams, PhD, is professor of clinical psychology at Oxford University, UK, where he is also Wellcome Principal Research Fellow.
Foreword writer John D. Teasdale, PhD, is codeveloper of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression and a coauthor of the books Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression and The Mindful Way through Depression.
Foreword writer Zindel V. Segal, PhD, is head of the cognitive behavior therapy clinic and professor in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Toronto.