DR. ROBERT SCHACHTER is a psychologist and an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where he teaches stress management and cognitive therapy. He is also the director of Stress Centers of New York and has worked extensively in the area of stress management and motivation.
"Dr. Robert Schachter's book on mindfulness for stress management is timely and hits the mark. All could benefit from being equipped with a mindfulness toolbox for managing and working through stress. Dr. Schachter's plethora of tips and exercises are enlightening, practical, and, most importantly, highly effective. . . . whether you have everyday typical stress or experience more significant stress that holds you back from being your best self, this book is for you."--Michelle Maidenberg, Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R, adjunct professor at NYU, author of Free Your Child From Overeating, and private practitioner
"This is a MUST read book for anyone who wants to incorporate mindfulness into their daily life. It blends state of the art research with practical, easy-to-use exercises that will make a difference in your life. You will move away from emotions taking over you to you being in charge of your emotions."--Alicia Hirsch, Psy.D
"Dr. Schachter's wonderful book is clear, well-structured, and practical. It is a thoughtful guide to relaxation and communication. It even offers great suggestions for healthy sleeping, eating, and shopping. It is the product of a wise clinician with years of experience. I highly recommend it."-- Hillel Swiller, MD, DLFAPA, LFAGPA, clinical professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai