Publications and Press

In order to help people beyond the confines of our office, Dr. Kaplan stays active through writing and public speaking. Occasionally, his work gets noticed by the press, too.  Here is a sample of his work so far:


Urban Mindfulness:  Cultivating Peace, Presence, and Purpose in the Middle of It All (published by New Harbinger in November 2010). 

ACT and RFT in Relationships:  Helping Clients Deepen Intimacy and Maintain Healthy Commitments Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Relational Frame Theory (published by Context Press in 2014)


When Mindfulness Training Doesn't Work (Article for the Academy of Cognitive Therapy Newsletter, February 2014)

Do You Need an Emotional Makeover?  (Quiz developed for O. Magazine, September 2010)

TV Appearances 

Interview on Urban Mindfulness (PBS' Chicago Tonight with Phil Ponce, February 21, 2011)

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Interview on stress (Fox News Boston, February 3, 2011)  


Interview on Urban Mindfulness (ABC News Now, September 22, 2010)

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Interview on Urban Mindfulness (WGN-TV News, May 17, 2011) (no longer available on-line)

Press Quotes & Mentions

4 Tips for Meditating on Your Commute by Margarita Tartakovsky for, October 2013.

The Health Risks of Anxiety by Jessica Levine for Better for You, October 2013.

Changing Lanes: Consider These Tips to Calm Your Commute by Joseph D. Younger for Westways Magazine, March 2012.

Om Your Way Through Parenting: A Buddhist Class by Karen at A Child Grows in Brooklyn, January 2012.

America's Commutes Start Ealier and Last Longer by Franz Strasser for BBC News, October 2011.

5 Ways to Keep Your Commute from Killing You by Jennifer Nelson at, February 2011.

80 Ways to Say "I Love You" by Laurie Pawlik-Kienlin, e-book published in September 2010.  

Weather the Storm:  How to Get out from under the Stress Cloud--for Good by Penny Wren for Natural Solutions Magazine, December 2009. 


He blogs regularly through and  Just click the links to see the posts. 

Podcasts & Radio Interviews

ACT & RFT in Relationships, interview with Dr. JoAnne Dahl on ACT:  Taking Hurt to Hope, February 2014

Mindfulness and Intimacy in Relationships, interview with Dr. JoAnne Dahl on ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope, October 2012

Interview with Shastri Ethan Nichtern, Director of the Interdependence Project, August 2010:  Part 1 and Part 2

Buddhism and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Talk given at the Interdependence Project in NYC, July 2010

Buddhism and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Talk given at the Interdependence Project in NYC, July 2010

Panic Disorder:  What It Is, Why It Happens, and How to Overcome It