Richard Fields, Ph.D.
Richard Fields, Ph.D. bio
A dynamic and engaging speaker and teacher who brings more than 30 years of experience in the alcohol and drug treatment field, Richard Fields, Ph.D., is the author of the college textbook, Drugs in Perspective, 8th edition, McGraw Hill, 2012, and Awakening to Mindfulness, Health Communications, 2012.
Dr. Fields is the founder and director of FACES Conferences, Inc. (www.facesconferences.com), which offers continuing education classes and conferences to the mental health field with the goal of integrating both mindfulness and compassion into the practice of psychotherapy and one’s personal life.
He is also the editor of two books that bring both mindfulness and compassion lessons and practices to you.
Compassion and self-compassion are the new trend in psychotherapy, and help with healing, and a better way of living. It is said that mindfulness has two major benefits: the ability to be more compassionate to oneself and others, and added wisdom (Germer & Siegel, 2012). The process of healing...Read
Buddhism and mindfulness is capturing the interest, heart, and imagination of the counseling field. Over the last fifteen years the psychology field has seen a resurgence in the use of mindfulness for a variety of conditions. Meditation and mindfulness practices are being used effectively...Read
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