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Stuart Eisendrath


Longtime teacher of mindfulness meditation for mood

Dr. Stuart Eisendrath is a psychiatrist who cares for patients with depressive disorders. He leads groups in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to treat depression and anxiety. He was the UCSF Depression Center's founding director.

Eisendrath's research has focused on using mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to treat depression.

Eisendrath earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed a residency in psychiatry at UCSF, where he also completed a fellowship in psychiatry consultation.

Eisendrath is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has authored many books on psychiatric disorders and using mindfulness to treat depression.

  • Education

    Medical College of Wisconsin, 1974

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Psychiatry, 1978

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Psychiatry Consultation, 1979

  • Academic Title

    Professor Emeritus

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