Tara Brach, PhD, is an internationally renowned meditation teacher and author of bestselling Radical Acceptance and True Refuge, and her upcoming book, Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN (Viking, 2020). Every month, over 1.5 million people around the world tune in to her weekly podcast addressing the power of meditation to relieve emotional suffering and serve spiritual awakening.
Dr. Brach leads accredited workshops for mental health professionals that draw on her 20 years as a clinical psychologist, and meditation retreats for wider audiences in the United States and Europe. Together with colleague Jack Kornfield, she leads the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, which currently serves participants from around the world.
In addition to her writing and public teaching, Dr. Brach is actively bringing meditation into schools, prisons, and underserved populations around the Washington, D.C. area.