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May 27, 2022

Dr Laura Roberts is joined by Dr. Victor G. Carrion, Vice-Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and Director of the Stanford Early Life Stress and Resilience Program, to discuss two books he co-authored: Assessing and Treating Youth Exposed to Traumatic Stress (2019) and Applied Mindfulness (2019) which both focus on the resilience and well-being of children, and new ways of thinking about child mindfulness.

In this episode:

Introduction (0:22)
Genesis of Carrion’s work in traumatic stress (2:47)
origins of “Applied Mindfulness” (11:02)
Mindfulness in kindergarteners (13:45)
Metrics and tracking (14:58)
Process of writing a book (16:50)
Managing your own mindfulness regime (20:27)

Show Notes and Resources:

American Psychiatric Association Publishing: Assessing and Treating Youth Exposed to Traumatic Stress (2019)
American Psychiatric Association Publishing: Applied Mindfulness (2019)

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