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Renée Burgard, LCSW
Psychotherapy, Classes, Workshops, Training, Writing, Consultation

Renee Burgard, LCSW
300 Plaza South
Los Altos, CA 94022
BBSE License #08952

Serving the areas of Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, Los Gatos, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, Portola Valley, Woodside, Burlingame, San Mateo, and surrounding areas in the SF Bay Area, California.

Specializing in mindfulness-based psychotherapy, and MBSR/Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and MSC/Mindful Self-Compassion classes. Private 1:1 mindfulness training sessions are also available.

Mindfulness/MBSR Program Teaching Sites:
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Apple Computer

PAMF MBSR Classes and Retreats Calendar -2020

Blog Posts

Expert Contributor at  www.GoodTherapy.org

Aware of Awareness: Mindful Acknowledging of "Things as They Are" Changes Brain for Better Health and Well-Being

What is Mindfulness? What is "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction"?

Untying Knots in the Body to Untie Knots in the Mind and Heart

Renee Burgard, LCSW Therapist in Palo Alto Therapist

My Approach 

I offer mindfulness-based psychotherapy, with a warm and non-judging approach, for people who are experiencing anxiety, panic, depression, bipolar conditions, post-traumatic stress, infertility, attention deficit conditions, and people with pain and/or other chronic medical conditions. Sessions involve mostly talking therapy, with a mind-body approach. They may also include (depending on your needs and interests): breathing & body sensation awareness practices; emotional regulation & distress tolerance training; gentle yoga and meditation; mindful self-compassion, acceptance, gratitude, and loving-kindness practices; and interactive guided imagery. 

Psychotherapy, consultation, and/or classes are available, depending on your preferences and needs. Sessions last 60 minutes. Supervision and mentoring for MBSR instructors are also available.

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs: I teach and have taught courses for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Google, Inc., Apple Computer Inc., Stanford University, and other corporations, health clinics, schools, and nonprofit organizations in the SF Bay Area.

Please go to www.pamf.org/mindfulness, Palo Alto Medical Foundation's site, for more information about my Weeknight Orientations and 8-week classes, Saturday morning Orientations and 8-week classes, a bio describing my background in detail, and an article about mindfulness and MBSR.


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