Attention and Mindfulness

An Interview with Patti Holland


  • David Haddad


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Patti Holland, M.S., C.R.C. is an Assistant Professor of the Practice of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Assistant Director for the Mindfulness in Public Health & Medicine initiatives at the Mindfulness Center at Brown University. In addition to teaching MBSR, Patti works on Mindfulness in Healthcare, partnering with social service providers, healthcare organizations and systems to implement mindfulness-based trainings, programs and interventions tailored to meet the organization’s unique needs and challenges to promote positive impact on the health and wellbeing of staff and organizational culture. Prior to teaching mindfulness full time, Patti worked for over 30 years in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation as a clinician, non-profit agency administrator, consultant and in public policy as an Assistant Director for the New Jersey Division of Mental Health. She is interviewed by David Haddad, EdD




How to Cite

Haddad, D. (2022). Attention and Mindfulness: An Interview with Patti Holland. New England Journal of Relational and Systemic Practice, 2(3). Retrieved from