Mick Neustadt is a mindfulness teacher and psychotherapist in the Washington D.C. area. He has been practicing mindfulness for over 20 years. For the past decade, Mick has taught mindfulness to people of all ages in weekly groups, schools and on retreats. Greatly influenced by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, Mick's teachings focus on practicing mindfulness in all that we do as a way to transform our relationship with ourselves, others and the world and to cultivate a greater connection to life.
Mick is a lead teacher for teen mindfulness retreats in Virginia through Inward Bound Mindfulness Education. He has worked on iBme retreats for teens and young adults since 2011. He has offered mindfulness to a wide range of groups including the Marriott Corporation, American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, various non-profits. therapists, lawyers, nurses and groups in Israel and the West Bank.
In 2013, Mick graduated from the year-long Mindful Education Institute teacher training. He is also certified as a .b Mindfulness Teacher with the U.K.-based Mindfulness in Schools Project as well as the Learning to Breathe curriculum for adolescents. In addition, Mick is a Level 2, iRest Yoga Nidra Teacher.
In feeding his dedication to practice Mick has done multiple long retreats in SE Asia, and the three month Winter Retreat at Plum Village (France) with Thich Nhat Hanh.
Mick currently works as a psychotherapist in private practice and part-time at the American University Counseling Center and at the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing.
He lives in Takoma Park, MD with his wife and son.