Cassandra Vieten, PhD, is President and CEO of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and a scientist at the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute. She completed her pre and post-doctoral training at The University of California, San Francisco, working primarily on the biological and psychological underpinnings of addiction and alcoholism. Her research has focused on how psychology, biology, and spirituality interact to affect experience and behavior, developing mindfulness-based interventions for pregnancy and postpartum health, addictions, emotion regulation and behavioral disorders. She is co-author of Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life and author of Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and Your Child's First Year.
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