A clinical psychologist and internationally-recognised expert in mindfulness, Dr Richard Chambers is a popular speaker amongst companies and organisations of all sizes at their conferences, events and off-sites.
Through his highly engaging presentations and workshops, Richard informs and challenges his audiences to make simple, practical changes in their lives to boost their wellbeing and performance. With a science-backed approach, he has the ability to demystify mindfulness, inspire people to practise it, and always provides simple, practical tools his audiences can immediately apply in their lives.
Audiences consistently rank Richard’s presentations as the highlight of their events.
Author: An author of 3 books, Richard has been practising and teaching mindfulness for 20 years. He is leading a world-first, university-wide initiative at Monash University, embedding mindfulness in the core curriculum for students. He helped create the Smiling Mind app, which has had 3.5 million downloads and is the lead developer of the Mindfulness for Wellbeing & Peak Performance and Maintaining a Mindful Life online courses, which are both ranked “Within The Top 50 Online Courses Of All Time” by Class Central.
Features: He featured on ABC TVs Catalyst program and has given a popular TEDx talk on the role of mindfulness in education. He regularly features in mainstream media and has published research in numerous peer-reviewed journals around the world.
Mindfulness: defeating distraction and amplifying awareness | Richard Chambers | TEDxUniMelbToday’s world surrounds us with so many sources of distraction, which make us less engaged and less effective, and can even lead to mental health problems. In this talk, Richard Chambers explains how mindfulness is a tool for increasing self-awareness and how it can help create a generation of young people better equipped to solve the problems we are facing in the world today. Dr Richard Chambers is a clinical psychologist, mindfulness consultant, author and speaker. He started practising mindfulness in 1999 and since then has been increasingly involved in integrating it into mainstream education