Stephan Bodian is the bestselling author of Meditation for Dummies (now in an updated third edition) and Wake Up Now: A Guide to the Journey of Spiritual Awakening. He’s also the author and narrator of the critically acclaimed mobile programs Mindfulness Meditation and Freedom from Stress (produced by Mental Workout) and an internationally recognized expert on meditation, stress management, and spiritual awakening. His new book, Beyond Mindfulness, is now available on Amazon.com
Trained for 10 years as a Zen Buddhist monk and licensed as a psychotherapist, Stephan has been a pioneer in the integration of Eastern wisdom and Western psychology and in the application of mindfulness in everyday life.
As a teacher, counselor, consultant, and mentor, Stephan’s approach blends mindful attention to moment-by-moment experience with transformational techniques from Western psychotherapy and the nondual wisdom of Zen and other spiritual traditions. Drawing on his decades of experience as both a therapist and a meditation teacher, he specializes in offering guidance that’s customized to the needs of the individual practitioner.