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Mr. Donald Altman, MA, LPC


Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, is a psychotherapist, award-winning writer, former Buddhist monk, teacher and an adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. He is also a faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology program at Portland State University and teaches various classes blending mindfulness and Interpersonal Neurobiology.

A prolific writer whose career spans more than 25 years, Donald has authored several pioneering books on mindfulness, beginning with his 1998 Art of the Inner Meal (HarperOne, 1999). His book, The Mindfulness Code (New World Library, 2010) was named as “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.” He has also authored The Mindfulness Toolbox for Relationships: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Building Compassionate Connections (PESI, 2018), Stay Mindful & Color: Find Calm, Clarity and Happiness (PESI, 2016), Meal By Meal (New World Library, 2004), Living Kindness (Moon Lake Media, 2009), One Minute Mindfulness (New World Library, 2011), The Joy Compass (New Harbinger, 2012), The Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Pain (PESI, 2014) and 101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience: Cultivate Calm, Clarity, Optimism & Happiness Each Day (PESI, 2015).

In addition to his books, Donald was a staff writer for an EMMY-Award winning children’s television show (“The Magic Door,” CBS Chicago), won an American Medical Writer’s Association Award, co-created the first interactive comic strip on America Online, and has had articles appear in New Age Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and Independent Business Magazine, among others.

Donald reaches out to the professional community by serving as the vice president of The Center for Mindful Eating. Donald works extensively with mindful meditation in his own life, as well as offering these tools to others through his books and classes. He teaches mindfulness and spiritual values around the country. He is dedicated to bringing these ancient practices in tune with modern living and to invite wellness into our stress-filled lives. Donald is also a member of the Burma Buddhist Association. An avid motorcyclist, he enjoys riding his motorcycle along the beautiful Oregon coast.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Donald Altman is in private practice. He is an Adjunct Faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology Program at Portland State University. Mr. Altman receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Donald Altman has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.

One-Minute Mindfulness

50 Simple Ways to Find Peace, Clarity and New Possibilities in a Stressed-Out World

Author:
Mr. Donald Altman, MA, LPC
Copyright:
2010
Publication Date:
Jan 01, 2011
Product Code:
SAM044135
Media Type:
Book
Price:
$15.95 - Standard

The Mindfulness Toolbox

50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Pain

Author:
Mr. Donald Altman, MA, LPC
Copyright:
2013
Publication Date:
Jan 01, 2014
Product Code:
PUB082210
Media Type:
Book
Price:
$29.99 - Standard

101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience

Cultivate Calm, Clarity, Optimism & Happiness Each Day

Author:
Mr. Donald Altman, MA, LPC
Copyright:
2015
Publication Date:
Nov 30, 2015
Product Code:
PUB084145
Media Type:
Book
Price:
$16.99 - Standard

The Mindfulness Toolbox for Relationships

50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Building Compassionate Connections

Author:
Mr. Donald Altman, MA, LPC
Copyright:
2018
Publication Date:
Mar 28, 2018
Product Code:
PUB085430
Media Type:
Book
Price:
$29.99 - Standard

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