Dr Richard Chambers
Dr Richard Chambers is a clinical psychologist, internationally-recognised expert in mindfulness and a popular conference speaker. Through his highly engaging presentations and workshops, Richard informs and challenges his audiences to make simple, practical changes in their lives to boost their wellbeing and performance
With a science-backed approach, he has the ability to demystify mindfulness, inspire people to practise it, and always provides simple, practical tools his audiences can immediately apply in their lives. An author of 3 books, Richard has been practising and teaching mindfulness for 20 years. He is leading a world-first, university-wide initiative at Monash University, embedding mindfulness in the core curriculum for students and helping train over 4,000 Victoria Police members in mindful leadership. He helped create the Smiling Mind app, a free meditation app with 5 million downloads and is the lead developer of two award-winning online mindfulness courses which have been completed by over 425,000 people around the world.
He has given a popular TEDx talk on the role of mindfulness in education and regularly features in mainstream media. He has published research in numerous peer-reviewed journals around the world.