The Mindful Living Programs Team
Steve Flowers, MS, MFT
Steve is the founder and director of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Clinic at the Enloe Medical Center in Chico, California. Steve is a long time practitioner of meditation and has been teaching MBSR since 1997. He has provided training in mindfulness to thousands of people. He pioneered MBSR online programs that make full 8-week MBSR programs available to persons all over the world. As a licensed psychotherapist in private practice Steve specializes in the treatment of stress related conditions, anxiety and depressive disorders and couples therapy.
Steve provides training in mindfulness-based psychotherapy for mental health professionals and provides fully accredited mindfulness retreats for physicians and other health professionals in workshops, seminars and retreat settings with his dear friend and partner Bob Stahl, Ph.D. through Mindful Living Programs.
Through his corporate programs, Steve provides workshops and seminars for diverse corporations such as Genentech, Johns Manville, Blue Shield and Sierra Nevada Brewery and also provides these same resources to hospitals, businesses, universities, colleges and city, state and the federal government employee’s onsite at their places of employment as well as on retreat settings.
Steve is also sought out as a public speaker where he has offered numerous workshops and presentations for nationally and internationally acclaimed organizations such as Center for Mindfulness' Annual International Scientific Conference on Mindfulness and the American Academy of Pain Management.
Steve invites you to explore the question: "What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" - Mary Oliver in The Summer Day
Bob Stahl, Ph.D
Bob directs Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Programs at El Camino Hospital and O'Connor Hospital in Santa Clara County, and Dominican Hospital and the Santa Cruz Medical Foundation in Santa Cruz County. Bob has conducted numerous mindfulness programs for physicians and health care professionals. A long time practitioner of mindfulness meditation, Bob is the author of multiple well received books such as A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook and Calming the Rush of Panic. Bob spent over eight years living in a Buddhist monastery.
Both of our presenters have completed training with Jon-Kabat Zinn and are Certified MBSR teachers.