In Your Own Hands: Mindfulness-Based Practices to Optimize Wellbeing
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Marin Snapshot: Therapist uses mindfulness to help others lessen chronic illness

By Richard Halstead, Marin Independent Journal | 11/15/2014

Larrry Berkelhammer, PhD., is the author of "In Your Own Hands," a book that talks about mind training to improve health in instances of chronic illness. Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 in San Rafael, Calif. (Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal)

Larrry Berkelhammer, PhD., is the author of “In Your Own Hands,” a book that talks about mind training to improve health in instances of chronic illness. Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 in San Rafael, Calif. (Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal)

San Rafael therapist uses own experiences to help others manage chronic illness

Larry Berkelhammer of San Rafael is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has explored various alternative methods — including tai chi, Transcendental Meditation, biofeedback, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Buddhist traditions, including Zen and Samatha Vipassana — for coping with incurable disease and pain. Berkelhammer, 67, is the author of “In Your Own Hands; New Hope for People with Chronic Medical Conditions.” (read full article)