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The tabs on the left will guide you to a sample of both Mindfulness and Drumming Resources for cultivating presence. Also see Shari’s publications on therapeutic presence. Enjoy!

CD – Guided Meditation and Music to Cultivate Presence

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Cultivating Presence

Therapeutic Presence:
    • Therapeutic Presence: A Mindful Approach to Effective Therapy –
       Shari Geller and Leslie Greenberg

Everyday Presence:
    • Now Effect – Elisha Goldstein
    • Where ever you go there you are – Jon Kabat-Zinn
    • Everyday Zen – CharoletteJoko Beck
    • Peace is Every Step – ThichNhatHanh
    • Present Moment Wonderful Moment – ThichNhat Hahn
    • An Open Heart – Dalai Lama
    • Full Body Presence – Suzanne Scurlock-Durana

Relational Presence:
    • Rewire your Brain for Love - Marsha Lucas
    • Wired for Love – Stan Tatkin
    • Insight Dialogue: The Interpersonal Path to Freedom – Gregory Kramer
    • Right Here with You: Bringing Mindful Awareness Into Our Relationships – Edited
       by Andrea Miller and the Shambhala Sun

Presence and Art:
    • Trust the Process: An Artist’s Guide to Letting Go – Shaun McNiff
    • On Becoming an Artist – by Ellen Langer

Mindfulness and Presence:
    • One Buddha is not Enough – ThichNhatHanh
    • Radical Acceptance: Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha – Tara Brach
    • The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being –
       Daniel Siegel
    • Fully Present: The Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness – By Susan Smalley and
       Diana Winston

Presence and Organizations:
    • Theory U – C. Otto Scharmer
    • Presence: Human Purpose and the Field of the Future – by Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer,
       Joseph Jaworski and Betty Sue Flowers

Presence Books for Therapists:
    • Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship – Edited by Steven Hick and Thomas Bien
    • The Mindful Therapist – Daniel Siegel
    • The Present Moment in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life – Daniel Stern
    • Towards a Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the path of
       Personal and Spiritual Transformation – John Welwood
    • Mindfulness for Two: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Approach to Mindfulness
       and Psychotherapy – Kelly Wilson with Troy Dufrene
    • The Presence of the Therapist: Treating Childhood Trauma – by Monica Lanyado
    • Presence Based Coaching – By Doug Silsbee
    • Psychotherapy without the Self – Mark Epstein
    • Going on Being – Mark Epstein
    • A Way of Being – Carl Rogers


The following list includes mindfulness based practice communities, studies, as well as retreat centers.

    • Mindfulness Toronto Professional Community
    • Northwoods Mindfulness Community
    • The Center for Mindfulness Studies
    • Applied Mindfulness Meditation
    • Leading Edge Seminars



    • True North Insight
    • Ontario Vipassana Centre

    • Hollyhock

United States:
    • Omega Retreat Center
    • Metta Foundation
    • Kripalu
    • Insight Meditation Center
    • Spirit Rock
    • Upaya Zen Center

    • Plum Village
    • Gaia House