Jonathan Kaplan, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in New York City. He graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in Asian Studies and later earned his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from UCLA. In 2008, he launched Urban Mindfulness, devoted to the cultivation and practice of mindfulness as a remedy to the stressors associated with city living.
As an adjunct professor at The New School, he has taught graduate courses in evidence-based treatments and mindfulness in cognitive therapy. Each spring, he teaches a popular course on mindfulness and meditation in psychology.
Over the years, Dr. Kaplan has developed an appreciation for the inter-relationship between the mind and body, while underlies his expertise in stress management and cross-cultural aspects of healing. Across the U.S., he has conducted numerous, mind-body workshops on meditation, stress management, relaxation, and mindfulness. In 2007, he won an award from the American Psychological Association in recognition of his achievements in this area.