Shauna Shapiro

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Shauna Shapiro
BornJune 15, 1974
Alma materDuke University
University of Arizona
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Scientific career
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Clinical Psychology
InstitutionsSanta Clara University
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

Shauna L. Shapiro is a professor of psychology at Santa Clara University who works on mindfulness.


Shapiro graduated summa cum laude from Duke University, and received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Arizona.[1] She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System[1] She has received training in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and mindfulness based stress reduction, as well as studied mindfulness meditation in monasteries in Nepal and Thailand.[1]

Academic career[edit]

Shapiro is a speaker, author and tenured professor at Santa Clara University's graduate department of Counseling Psychology.[1] Shapiro is also faculty at the Esalen Institute, and adjunct faculty at Andrew Weil's Program of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Medical Center (2000-2004).[1]


Shapiro has published over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Additionally, Shapiro (along with Linda E. Carlson[2]) is the co-author of the texts The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness into Psychology and the Helping Professions and (along with Chris White) of "Mindful Discipline: A Loving Approach to Setting Limits and Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child."


  1. ^ a b c d e Curriculum Vitae: Shauna Shapiro, accessed 12 May 2013.
  2. ^ "The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness Into Psychology and the Helping Professions, Second Edition". American Psychological Association (APA). Retrieved 2017-02-23.

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