Trainings, workshops and consultations

Harvard Medical School faculty

Adult, family, and child psychotherapy in Harvard Square and Wellesley Hills

Author of 11+ Books

Dr. Christopher Willard (PsyD) is a psychologist and educational consultant based in Boston specializing in mindfulness.  He has been practicing meditation for 20 years, and has led hundreds of workshops around the world, with invitations to more than two dozen countries. He currently serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, and is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network. He has presented at TEDx conferences and his thoughts have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, mindful.org, and elsewhere. He is the author of Child’s Mind (2010) Growing Up Mindful (2016) Raising Resilience (2017) and eight other books for parents, professionals and children, along with six sets of cards and therapeutic games, available in more than ten languages. He teaches at Harvard Medical School.

On the personal side, he enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking, reading and writing, and being a father.  

for more information about booking a workshop, talk, or visit for your organization, email now: chris@drchristopherwillard.com


Kindness & the Atheist Case for Karma

In Dr. Willard’s exciting followup, learn about the science of how kindness, generosity and positive psychology lead to neurological and genetic changes, spreading between people as “social contagions.”

Growing up Stressed or Growing up Mindful?

In Dr. Willard’s first TEDx talk, you can discover the simple science of mindfulness and more, including how it rewires our brains and bodies for greater resilience across the lifespan.


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