Bob began practicing meditation and yoga in 1998 to support his addiction recovery. Teaching with the UW Health Mindfulness Program since 2013, Bob is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher through the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness and a Trained Teacher through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. Bob has also trained with the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, YogaWorks, the Myrna Brind Center for Mindfulness at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. A licensed psychotherapist since 2005, Bob specializes in mindfulness-oriented and trauma-informed therapy. He has presented internationally on the clinical applications of mindfulness and likes to explore the integration of mindfulness into intimate relationships, parenting, chronic health issues and social justice.