About Julie PotikerAbout Julie Potiker: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive certifications and teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Her new book is “SNAP! From Chaos to Calm.” Through her Mindful Methods for Life program offerings, Julie helps others bring more peace and wellness into their lives. Julie's first book, “Life Falls Apart, but You Don’t Have To: Mindful Methods for Staying Calm in the Midst of Chaos," is now available on audiobook. Learn more at MindfulMethodsForLife.com.
Broadcast BIO: Have you ever wished you could snap out of it when you feel overcome by stress, worry, fear, frustration, or other troublesome feelings? Our guest today has developed a new approach to mindfulness designed to help you do just that. Mindfulness expert Julie Potiker is author of the new book, “SNAP! From Chaos to Calm.” Welcome, Julie. What is the SNAP method and why did you create it?
Full BIO: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert who helps others bring more peace and wellness into their lives through her Mindful Methods for Life program offerings. Her new book is “SNAP! From Chaos to Calm.”
A former attorney, Julie is a Certified Mindful Self-Compassion teacher and founder of the Balanced Mind Meditation Center in La Jolla, California. She began her in-depth study of mindfulness after graduating from the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at the University of California, San Diego. She was trained by Kristin Neff, Christopher Germer, and UCSD as a Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher. She went on to study with Rick Hanson, becoming a graduate of his Positive Neuroplasticity Training Professional Course. Julie also completed Brené Brown’s Living Brave Semester.
During COVID-19 shelter-in-place, Julie graduated from David Treleaven’s Advanced Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness Course. Additionally, she completed teacher training for the Mindful Self-Compassion Adaptation for Healthcare Communities and the Mindful Self-Compassion short course for teaching online during the pandemic. Since then she has added David Kessler’s Grief Educator Training to her extensive certifications. She holds a B.G.S. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from George Washington University.
Julie's first book, “Life Falls Apart, but You Don’t Have To: Mindful Methods for Staying Calm in the Midst of Chaos," is now available on audiobook. Her work has been featured by The Oprah Magazine, Costco Connection, AARP, AP News, NBC, CBS, Fox, The CW, and many more. For more information, visit MindfulMethodsForLife.com.