Elisha Goldstein, PhD, is cofounder of the Center for Mindful Living in Los Angeles and the author of The Now Effect and coauthor of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook (with Bob Stahl). He developed the Mindfulness at Work program for eMindful.com and co-developed the CALM (Connecting Adolescents to Learning Mindfulness) program with his wife, Stefanie Goldstein, PhD. He developed and runs Mindful Compassion Cognitive Therapy (MCCT) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) programs, focusing on helping people avoid relapsing into depression. He lives in Santa Monica, California.
"Uncovering Happiness contains a persuasive argument for
hope."--Images of Depression, Blog Review
"Uncovering Happiness helps depression sufferers build a mindful and compassionate engagement with mood disorders by drawing on inner resources that are available to each and every one of us."--Zindel Segal, Ph.D., author The Mindful Way Workbook and Distinguished Professor of Mood Disorders, University of Toronto Scarborough
"If you want to flourish instead of feeling anxious, empty or down in the dumps, Uncovering Happiness offers the practical science-based tools to create a new life of meaning, connection and well-being. In this fabulous resource filled with helpful insights, Elisha Goldstein paves the way to easily understand the core components of happiness and shows how to take the steps to weave them into a rewarding tapestry of a new way of living fully."--Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., Clinical Professor, UCLA School of Medicine and author of the New York Times bestselling Brainstorm and Mindsight
"This is one of the best books on working with depression I've read. It is beautifully written, easy to understand, and incorporates the latest empirical evidence to back its points. This book has the power to change your life." --Kristen Neff, author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself