Mark Bertin

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Read Dr. Bertin's latest blog entry on the Huffington Post about Mindfulness and Parenting here.

Dr. Mark Bertin leads mindfulness based stress reduction classes, often specifically for parents, having trained at Jon Kabat Zinn’s Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, and speaks often about mindfulness for the public, teachers, and medical professionals.

Dr. Bertin, a board certified developmental behavioral pediatrician, studied at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his training in general pediatrics at Oakland Children’s Hospital in California. He was first a general pediatrician in Marin County and later completed fellowship training in neurodevelopmental behavioral pediatrics at the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (Rose Kennedy Center) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Bertin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College, is on the faculty of the Windward Teacher Training Institute, and from 2003 to 2010 was Director of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at the Westchester Institute for Human Development, working in their foster care program. He is a consultant for Reach Out and Read, a national organization that promotes child development and literacy, and is on the editorial advisory board for the non-profit organization Common Sense Media.

Dr. Bertin’s book “The Family ADHD Solution: A Scientific Approach
to Maximizing Your Child’s Attention While Minimizing Parents’ Stress
” was released by Palgrave Macmillan in February 2011. His Child Development Central blog can be found on the websites of Psychology Today and Education Update.

For more information please visit or  to contact Dr. Bertin you can email:  or call 914 841 2302