Simon Goldberg is PhD student in counseling psychology at UW – Madison. He completed his bachelor’s degree in sociology at Tufts University. He has been involved in Buddhist training since 2003 and completed two years of residential Zen training at Windhorse Zen Community. His research program is focused on studying the effects of psychological interventions, with a particular emphasis on mindfulness-based therapies and research methods. He studies the effects of contemplative practices in education settings at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, the efficacy of a mindfulness-based smoking cessation intervention at the Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, and the process and outcome of traditional psychotherapies in the Department of Counseling Psychology. He has a particular interest in methodology (including quantitative methods), and is involved in projects assessing the validity of self-report measures of mindfulness and behavioral measures of self-regulation.
This profile was last updated on January 15, 2016