Joree Rose has a Master’s in Counseling Psychology and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is the founder of The Bay Area Mindfulness and Therapy Center, located in Danville, CA, which utilizes mindfulness as the modality for therapy with individuals and couples - focusing on everyday struggles, life transitions, parenting, divorce, and spiritual awareness. Joree also offers weekly drop-in meditation classes as well as mindfulness workshops, focusing on areas such as: the cultivation of a mindfulness practice, mindful parenting, gratitude and compassion, as well as mindful relationships.
In addition, Joree brings mindful awareness and tools to students, adults, parents, educators and corporate businesses. She has done extensive professional training in mindfulness, and has cultivated a deep personal practice. Joree speaks at numerous conferences on the cultivation and implementation of mindfulness into all aspects of life, as well as mindfulness in educations. Joree teaches her original mindfulness curriculum onsite in educational settings, leads faculty and staff development trainings, as well as runs Mindful Parenting programs onsite at schools and in the community.
Joree is the author of the children's book, Squirmy Learns to be Mindful, a book about an anxious caterpillar who can't wait to be a butterfly. Her mother teaches her the mindful tools of slowing down, being patient, increasing gratitude and how to appreciate being in the moment. Joree has also written the booklet, Take a Mindful Minute, which is designed for parents and kids to develop a joint practice in mindfulness. This beautifully designed booklet, featuring original photography by Joree, offers tools for parents to develop their own place of peace and balance, allowing them the ability to respond and not react, respect their child’s sovereign nature, and find moments to empathically and compassionately connect with their child. For kids, this booklet offers tools to develop a connection to their breath, which will help them develop awareness, gratitude, compassion and authenticity. For a free download of the booklet click here.
Joree lives in northern California with her two daughters, where she is passionate about being a mom, loves to cook, spend time with family and friends, going on retreats and bringing mindfulness into all aspects of her life. She practices mindfulness on a daily basis, credits it to “changing her life” and giving her the tools to live authentically with greater peace, happiness and presence.