Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, is a psychotherapist, award-winning author, and former Buddhist monk. A featured expert in The Mindfulness Movie, he spent several years teaching in Portland State University’s Interpersonal Neurology Certificate Program.

Known for pioneering books that teach how to integrate ancient mindfulness into daily life, his award-winning books include: The Mindfulness Toolbox—winner of two Gold IBPA Benjamin Franklin™ Awards as best book in the “Psychology” and “Body-Mind-Spirit” categories; Clearing Emotional Clutter—selected “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2016;” and The Mindfulness Code—chosen “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.” Donald served as a board member and past vice-president of The Center for Mindful Eating. Profiled in the Living Spiritual Teacher’s project, he is a business and wellness program consultant, keynote speaker, and international mindfulness workshop leader. More info:">