Thomas Bien Ph.D
Dr. Bien is a licensed psychologist, author, and mindfulness teacher. In addition to his doctorate in psychology, he also holds a masters degree in theology from Princeton Theological Seminary. He has been a life long student of Asian spirituality and meditation and is a former United Methodist pastor. His psychology background includes extensive clinical practice and research in the field of addictive behavior. He conducts workshops on Mindful Living and is author of :
Mindful Recovery: A Spiritual Path to Healing From Addiction,
Finding the Center Within: The Healing Way of Mindfulness Meditation,
Mindful Therapy: A Guide for Therapists and Helping Professionals,
The Buddha's Way of Happiness: Healing Sorrow, Transforming Negative Emotion, and Finding Well-being in the Present Moment
and is co-editor of Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship.