Joree Rose is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#93545), and has a Master’s in Counseling Psychology. She is the founder of The Bay Area Mindfulness and Therapy Center, located in Danville, CA, which offers a range of therapy services for adults, as well as a variety of mindfulness and meditation classes.

Joree has cultivated a deep personal practice and has extensive professional training in mindfulness. She speaks at numerous conferences, both locally and nationally, on the cultivation and implementation of mindfulness into all aspects of life, including Mindfulness in Education and Mindful Parenting. Joree is the author of two mindfulness books for kids. Mindfulness, It’s Elementary, is a 12-lesson guide for a school counselor, educator, therapist or parent to guide children through the fundamentals of a mindfulness practice, including journal prompts, exercises and games/activities to support the practices. She is also the author of Squirmy Learns to be Mindful, which offers children tools on how to connect with their breath when feeling anxious, how be more present, and how to increase their gratitude and acceptance of whatever is arising. She has also written Take a Mindful Minute, a booklet designed for parents and kids to develop a joint practice in mindfulness. To order a copy of her books, or for a free download of the booklet, click here.

Joree lives with her two teenage daughters, whom she credits to bringing her the greatest joy. She is passionate about being a mom, loves to cook, travel, and go on mindfulness retreats. She practices mindfulness on a daily basis, credits it to changing her life by giving her the tools to live authentically with greater peace, happiness and presence.