Donald Altman is the author of Clearing Emotional Clutter and several other books about mindfulness. He is a practicing psychotherapist and former Buddhist monk. An award-winning writer and an expert on mindful eating, he teaches in the neurobiology program at Portland State University. Donald has trained thousands of mental health therapists and healthcare workers on how to use mindfulness as a tool for managing depression, anxiety, pain and stress. He is known as America's Mindfulness Coach for the way he integrates timeless mindfulness tools, neuroscience and spiritual values into modern life. He won two 2015 national Benjamin Franklin Gold awards for The Mindfulness Toolbox which won the best book in the categories of both psychology and body, mind, and spirit. A prolific writer, Donald has also written for an Emmy Award-winning children's television program. Please visit him online at www.mindfulpractices.com.