"Mindfulness, the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience, is at the heart of what the Buddha taught.”
—Sylvia Boorstein

Lisa Dale Miller

Lisa Dale Miller, LMFT, LPCC, SEP is an Integrative Psychotherapist and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She specializes in treating complex trauma, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, stress and somatic disorders, substance use disorders and relationship distress. She is the author of a highly regarded textbook on Buddhist psychology for mental health professionals, Effortless Mindfulness: Genuine mental health through awakened presence,and a recent chapter in the Handbook of Mindfulness: Society, Context and Culture. Lisa has been an outpatient clinician for the Veterans Administration San Jose and a teacher of Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention (MBRP), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Lisa presents at conferences and trains clinicians in the clinical applications of mindfulness and Buddhist psychology. She is also a dharma teacher and has been a yogic and Buddhist meditation practitioner for over four decades. For more information on Lisa's work please visit

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