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The American Journal of Nursing selected The Mindful Nurse as one of the three most valuable texts in Nursing Education in 2017 in their Book of the Year Awards.


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Carmel Sheridan is a psychotherapist, mindfulness trainer and supervisor in private practice. She is the author of “The Mindful Nurse: Using the Power of Mindfulness and Compassion to Help You Thrive In Your Work”, “Failure-Free Activities for the Alzheimer’s Patient”, and “Reminiscence: Uncovering A Lifetime of Memories”. A long-time meditator, Carmel teaches mindfulness and compassion-based practices to healthcare professionals, including nurses, with a focus on self-compassion to promote resilience, focus, self-care, and well-being. She also teaches the eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program in workplaces, in the community, as well as online.