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Jennifer O'Connell

Jennifer O'Connell, earned her Doctoral degree in child and family study in 2007. She's also a mom of three and a High School teacher. Her work focuses on the roles that mindfulness and self-compassion play in promoting well-being in teens and Adults. She is part of a research team at the University of Venice (Italy) that is studying Making Friends with Yourself, the teen adaptation of Megan Dutton and Sam Pearson Mindful Self-Compassion program. Dr. O'Connell started writing in order to share...See more