The Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness
Dr. Inna Khazan
Inna Khazan, PhD, BCB is a faculty member at Harvard Medical School, where she teaches and supervises trainees. She is clinical psychologist specializing in health psychology and performance excellence training using biofeedback and mindfulness-based approaches. Dr. Khazan is the founder of Boston Center for Health Psychology and Biofeedback, working with clients on optimizing their health and performance.
Recognized as a pioneer in mindfulness-based biofeedback, Dr. Khazan is a popular speaker at national and international conferences on the topics of biofeedback and mindfulness. She has conducted biofeedback and mindfulness trainings for notable institutions in the US and abroad, including the US Navy Special Warfare, US Army Special Forces, and the Stuttgart Opera and Ballet Company.
Dr. Khazan serves as president of the board of directors for Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy (IMP), board member for the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), and Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA), where she is currently chair elect.
Dr. Khazan writes for Psychology today, is the author of numerous journal articles and two books: the highly-regarded Clinical Handbook of Biofeedback: A Step-by-Step Guide to Training and Practice with Mindfulness, and the popular Biofeedback and Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Practical Solutions for Improving Your Health and Performance.
April 26, 2022
“Being in the present moment, the way it is, without judgement.” This is the working definition of Mindfulness according to today’s guest, Dr. Inna Khazan, a clinical psychologist, author, and faculty member at Harvard Medical School. Our host Mary Vandenack, CEO, Founder and Managing Partner at Vandenack Weaver Truhlsen talks to Dr. Khazan about the benefits of mindfulness, easy steps to get started, why it’s useful in challenging times, how “multi-tasking” plays into mindfulness and how to catch yourself when you have wondered away. Everyone can be mindful so tune in to learn how to start and why it’s important.