Mark Bertin

Teaching Schedule 


Reducing Stress at Home with Mindfulness Practice
Friday Jul 08, 2016 & Jul 15, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Public Price $ 60.00
Member Price $ 50.00
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Raising a family is rarely easy. Come to this introductory class and learn about mindfulness practice and other simple tools that can help you begin to transform your home into a place of calm. Dr. Mark Bertin is a developmental pediatrician who teaches mindfulness skills to parents, kids, and healthcare professionals.

Reading, Resilience, Mindfulness and More: Supporting Emotional, Social and Academic Success in Childhood
Monday Sep 26, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Public Price $ 20.00
Member Price $ 20.00
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Presenters: Dr. Perri Klass, Dr. Mark Bertin, and Dr. Chris Willard

What works and what does not work in fostering happy, successful children? What is executive function, and how does it tie together concepts like mindset, mindfulness and resilience? How can parents and children manage stress in our busy modern world? In this moderated discussion, including time for audience questions, our panel will explore their professional experience with children as well as with both established and cutting-edge research, emphasizing practical approaches to real life. Join NY Times columnist and pediatrician, Dr. Perri Klass, developmental pediatrician and author, Dr. Mark Bertin, and psychologist, author, and educational consultant, Dr. Chris Willard, for this entertaining, informative and interactive event! The presenters’ books will be available for sale and signing. Cosponsored by the Garrison Institute.


Individual sessions by appointment.
Contact: or call 914 841 2302

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