Julie Forbes, Ph.D.

Cultivating Presence of Mind:
Reducing stress and anxiety,
Managing pain and anger,
Increasing wellness and insight 

Julie Forbes offers stress reduction, mindfulness, and anger management programs to corporate and community organizations, groups, and individuals.  She has been teaching a variety of classes at locations including the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, El Camino Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, and Avenidas Senior Center.  She has worked in the computer industry since 1982 and received a doctorate in psychology in 1999.

Awareness practices, including mindfulness meditation, constitute a foundation for the work that Julie facilitates and underlie her approach to helping people improve their quality of life.  She began practicing meditation in 1985 and has completed professional training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. and through the Stress Reduction Clinic at El Camino Hospital.  She has been teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs since 1997.

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