Talks, Trainings and Workshops

Dr. Willard leads trainings and workshops nationally and internationally, serving about sixty schools, corporations, hospitals, NGO’s, nonprofits, universities and other institutions annually to integrate mindfulness and positive psychology into their organizations. He has trained more than ten thousand of professionals in introductory mindfulness concepts, impacting tens of thousands more. These include everything from staff trainings to parent talks to leadership retreats, from one hour to five days and more, in more than two dozen countries across five continents.

If you are interested in an event, please contact

Some organizations and institutions I have consulted with and presented to in the past four years: 

Boston Public Schools, Arlington Public Schools, Cambridge Public Schools, Belmont Public Schools, Newton Public Schools, Needham Public Schools, Greenfield Regional School District, Bedford Unified School District, Westford Public Schools, Lowell Public Schools, The Atrium School, The Cambridge Friends School, The Elliot Pearson School, Marblehead Public Schools, Reading Public Schools, Falmouth Public Schools, Concord Public Schools, Lincoln Public Schools, Burlington Public Schools, Acton Public Schools, Hamilton Public Schools, Wayland Public Schools, West Springfield, Worcester Public Schools, Boston Public Schools, Melrose Public Schools, Mt. Lebanon Public Schools, Rye Public Schools, New York City Public Schools, Philips Andover, The Fenn School, Nobles and Greenough, The Newman School, Deerfield Academy, and more.


I also speak internationally, including recent invitations and visits to Austria, Australia, Argentina, Bhutan, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, India, Ireland, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Uruguay, and more...

Programs for Youth Empowerment:
The Calmer Choice Foundation, 826 Boston, The American Psychological Association, WGBH-TV Boston, Calmer Choice…

Public Health Centers:
HRS Wellesley, The Brookline Center, Somerville Community Mental Health, Wediko Children's Services, Massachusetts CHNA, Tufts/New England Medical Center, The Bridge Training Institute.

Graduate Schools and Graduate-level Conferences:
Harvard Medical School, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Columbia University, The Psychotherapy Networker, The American Psychological Association, Learning and the Brain Conference, ResearCHILD Conference, Boston University, Tufts University, UCSD Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth Conference, MSPP, Lesley University, Professional Educational Seminars Inc (PESI), TATRA Seminars (Australia).

Meditation Centers:
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Vermont Insight Meditation Center, Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley, South Shore Insight, Omega, Cambridge Insight Meditation Center, Against the Stream Meditation Society, and more.

I also offer one-on-one and small group training for professionals including teachers, therapists, health professionals and parents.

Please email me now if you would like more information about working with your organization.

For a sample of my speaking style, please watch this video of an
                                hourlong parent talk I gave at MIT in June 2015.

Mental health professionals can earn 2 CE credits online by watching my workshop at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association by clicking below.

Child’s Mind: Integrating Mindfulness Practices into Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents