Shari Geller, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) teacher. With over thirty years’ experience weaving psychology and mindfulness, Shari co-authored the book Therapeutic Presence: A Mindful Approach to Effective Therapy with Dr. Leslie S. Greenberg, and recently published A Practical Guide to Cultivating Therapeutic Presence, which offers practical guidance for cultivating and strengthening therapeutic presence as a foundational approach. Shari is a core faculty member of the Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy (SCIP) Certificate Program, and offers training, supervision, and therapy in Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) and Mindfulness and Self-Compassion modalities for individuals and couples.