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Whole Hearted Living

“Whole Hearted Living, knowing the possibility of finding Peace, Joy, Freedom and Love in our Lives” – David Tate, PhD

Thank you for the opportunity to present at the UU Fellowship. Here is my website,, as a reference if anyone in the Fellowship is interested in my services as a psychologist or a mindfulness teacher; individuals are welcome to call me directly at (435) 656-0506. Details for the Mindfulness-based stress reduction class (MBSR) I will be teaching in February are on this website as well at

Below are websites I referred to during my presentation: - Kristen Neff, Ph.D. See free downloadable guided self-compassion meditations under the “Practices” tab at the top of the homepage. for mindfulness resources and free downloadable guided mindfulness meditations by excellent teachers. - The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE ) at Stanford University School of Medicine was founded and is directed by Dr. James Doty, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery. See his book: Into the Magic Shop.

Below are books I referred to during my presentation: • The Tao Te Ching and The Enlightened Heart by Stephen Mitchell • Thich Nhat Hanh - Peace Is Every Step: Mindfulness in Everyday Life and many others by him. • Jack Kornfield - A Path With Heart: The Promises and Pitfalls of the Spiritual Path and many others by him. • Jon Kabat-Zinn - Wherever You Go, There You Are and several others by him.

Below is the last part of the quote I shared during my presentation from Lao Tsu: “Simple in both words and actions, We return to the Source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, We accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward ourselves, We reconcile all beings in the universe.”


David B. Tate, Ph.D.My approach to counseling is, first and foremost, founded on the quality of the therapy relationship itself. Over the past 30 years in the mental health profession, the last 20 in private practice...


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