Many people swear that the ultimate antidote to stress and anxiety are mindfulness meditation practices. But does mindfulness meditation actually make you feel more stressed out? You aren’t alone.
Scholar, published author, screenwriter and commentator, Ira Helderman holds a PhD in Religion, Psychology and Culture from Vanderbilt University and a BFA in screenwriting from New York University. A licensed professional counselor, he began working in the mental health field in 2001 and has a private psychotherapy practice in Nashville. Ira’s research examines how psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic ideas shape the way that people are religious in America.