Christopher  Germer, PhD

Christopher Germer, PhD

Christopher Germer, PhD is a clinical psychologist and lecturer on psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School. He is a founding faculty member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy as well as the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School. Along with Kristin Neff, PhD, he developed the Mindful Self-Compassion program. He is the author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, co-author of The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook, and co-editor of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, and Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy. Dr. Germer leads workshops internationally on mindfulness and self-compassion and maintains a small psychotherapy practice.