Judson Brewer is Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness; Associate Professor, Medicine and Psychiatry University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is also Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Yale University School of Medicine, Research Affiliate, department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. A psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Brewer has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for addictions, including both in-person and app-based treatments. He has also studied the underlying neural mechanisms of mindfulness using standard and real-time fMRI, and is currently translating these findings into clinical use. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, spoken at international conferences, presented to the US President’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, given a TEDx talk, and been interviewed by media avenues such as Forbes, NPR and the BBC. He writes an addiction blog for The Huffington Post.