Ellen McCarty

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Introduction Ellen McCarty is a Mindfulness & Education Specialist in the San Francisco Bay Area (www.ellenmccarty.com). Her lessons are sponsored by Opening Doors PTA and recommended by Stanford Medicine as family resource for students with High-Functioning Autism (HFA). She is a former Senior Mindfulness Instructor and Program Manager of in-school programs for the non-profit Mindful Schools (mindfulschools.org) in Oakland, Calif. A graduate of Northwestern University and secular practitioner of Vipassana and Zen meditation since 1997, she has taught mindfulness to hundreds of students and families throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Her goal is to help young people better understand their minds, reduce stress and communicate more effectively so that they can build fulfilling friendships and lives with a spirit of resiliency. You can read more of Ellen's posts about mindfulness on her FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ellen-McCarty-Mindful-Youth/201369073237327