Ellen McCarty

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Introduction Ellen McCarty is a San Francisco Bay Area mindfulness instructor who teaches private lessons and workshops for families (www.ellenmccarty.com). She also serves as a Program Manager of in-school programs for the non-profit Mindful Schools (mindfulschools.org). A graduate of Northwestern University and secular practitioner of Vipassana and Zen meditation since 1997, she has taught mindfulness to hundreds of students including those with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Her goal is to help young people and families better understand their minds, reduce stress and communicate more effectively so that they can build fulfilling friendships and careers. She also wants to help children who are bullied find communities of kindness. You can read more of Ellen's posts about mindfulness on her FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ellen-McCarty-Mindful-Youth/201369073237327