Tara Well Ph.D.
Tara Well, PhD. is a psychology professor at Barnard College of Columbia University. In her current research, she uses mirrors to understand the stress response, self-objectification, narcissism, and self-compassion. She is writing a book called “The Clear Mirror" which introduces a mirror meditation technique that reduces stress and increases self-compassion. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Mental Health, and has been published in the top journals in psychology including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. She has been studying yoga, meditation, and alternative forms of healing for over 20 years.