• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Shauna L. Shapiro

Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University, licensed clinical psychologist, author and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness. Dr. Shapiro has conducted extensive clinical research investigating the effects of mindfulness training across a wide range of populations and has published over 80 journal articles and book chapters. She lectures and leads mindfulness training programs internationally on the growing applications of mindfulness in psychology, health care, education and law. 

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