Tara Brach, PhD, is a meditation teacher, psychologist, and author of several books including international best-selling Radical Acceptance and Trusting the Gold. Her popular weekly podcast is downloaded three million times a month. Tara is founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and has been active in bringing meditation into schools, prisons, and underserved populations. Along with Jack Kornfield, Tara leads the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program (MMTCP), serving participants from 70 countries around the world.