Dr. Shari Geller an author, clinical psychologist, and Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) teacher. Shari offers training modules in therapeutic presence to various educational institutions as part of a longer-term vision of having therapeutic presence be a foundational training across psychotherapy approaches. With over twenty-five years’ experience weaving psychology and mindfulness, Shari co-authored the book, Therapeutic Presence: A Mindful Approach to Effective Therapy with Dr. Leslie S. Greenberg (Second edition to be released in 2022). Shari’s recent book: A Practical Guide For Cultivating Therapeutic Presence, offers practical guidance for cultivating and strengthening therapeutic presence as a foundational approach. Shari serves on the teaching faculty in Health Psychology at York University and is Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, in association with Music and Health Research Collaboratory (MaHRC). She is on the steering committee and part of the core faculty of the Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy (SCIP) certificate program. Shari is the co-director of the Centre for MindBody Health, in Toronto, where she offers training, supervision and therapy in Emotion-Focused therapy (EFT) and Mindfulness and Self-Compassion modalities for individuals and couples. For more infomation, visit sharigeller.ca and cmbh.space.
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