Beth is a Certified Mindfulness Facilitator and Authorized MAPs Teacher for UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center. She is a member of The International Mindfulness Teachers Association. Beth started her practice 12 years ago in response to a family crisis. She credits her practice for the positive outcome to the situation. As a retired psychotherapist, she is well versed in developmental issues that impact all of our lives. She received her Master of Social Work from The University of Chicago. She is a wife and mother of two young adult children.