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Economou, P. (Book, Feb 2021).

Mindfulness Workbook for Beginners: Exercises and Meditations to Relieve Stress, Find Joy, and Cultivate Gratitude

Unlock the benefits of a mindfulness practice with simple exercises and meditations

Mindfulness can help us stay present and cultivate greater positivity, compassion, gratitude, and calm. Begin your own mindfulness practice with help from the Mindfulness Workbook for Beginners, filled with specific guidance, step-by-step meditations, and easy activities for newcomers.


Palmateer, T., Wieland, A., Haugen, E., Golightly, T., Economou, P. (August 2020).

Mental Health Screening Procedures Across NCAA Division I Institutions. Symposium presented at APA. Washington, DC.

Economou, P., Louie, M., Mienerski, M. & Glascock, V. (August 2020).

Considering Multicultural Counseling Approaches when helping Athletes Integrate Mental Skills. Poster for Division 47 presented at APA 2020. Washington, DC. Virtual.

Economou, P., Louie, M., Mienerski, M. & Glascock, V. (August 2020).

Developing an Interdisciplinary Sports Psychology Clinic at a Division I University. Poster for Division 47 presented at APA 2020. Washington, DC. Virtual.

Economou, P. & Fackina, K. (August 2020).

Working with High Performers' Romance: Relational Adjustment and IPV and Integrated Care. Poster for Division 47 presented at APA 2020. Washington, DC. Virtual.

Torres, C. & Economou, P. (2016).

Probiotics can improve mood: A correlational study investigating the relationship between probiotics and overall mental health. Journal of Probiotics and Health. DOI: 10.4172/2329-8901.1000143

Economou, P., Chafos, V., Farfan, M, & Idirraga, M. (Article 851; January 2015).

Reducing cravings: Implications for treating addictions mindfully. Vistas. American Counseling Association.

Economou, P., Farfan, M, Idirraga, A., Chafos, V. (Article 926; September 2015).

Modismos: Mindfulness and the importance of language with Latin American Clients. Vistas. American Counseling Association.

Chafos, V. & Economou, P. (2014).

Beyond borderline personality disorder: The mindful brain. Social Work Journal. p. 297, doi: 10.1093/sw/swu030

Economou, P. (2010, August).

Stress and coping in LGBT individuals. In N. G. Smith & S. V. Hamilton (Chairs), LGBT psychology 2025: The cultural mental health needs of LGBT communities. Conversation Hour presented at the APA, San Diego, CA.

Economou, P. (2010, August)

Benefits and challenges of an international training experience. In L. K. Palmer (Chair), Lymin’ and learning: International clinical training experience in Trinidad & Tobago. Conversation Hour presented at the APA, San Diego, CA.

Economou, P. (2010, August).

Benefits and challenges of an international training experience. In L. K. Palmer (Chair), Lymin’ and learning: International clinical training experience in Trinidad & Tobago. Conversation Hour presented at the APA, San Diego, CA.

Economou, P. & Oredein, T. (2010, November).

Mental health services for the LGBT community. Workshop conducted for the Family Service Association; funded by the NJ Division of Mental Health Services in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Economou, P. (2010, August).

Stress and coping in LGBT individuals. In N. G. Smith & S. V. Hamilton (Chairs), LGBT psychology 2025: The cultural mental health needs of LGBT communities. Conversation Hour presented at the APA, San Diego, CA.

Economou, P., Sbaratta, C., Maris, M. (2009, August).

Not quite White: Therapeutic implications for Greek-Americans. Poster presented at the APA, Toronto.

Palmer, L., Economou, P., Huntington, J., Cruz, D., McLennon, S., Maris, M., McKay-Cook, S., Fiorito, M., & Gross, M. (2008, August).

The relationship between fatigue, perceived stress, neurocognitive functions, and learning challenges in college students. Poster presented at the APA, Boston, MA.

Economou, P. & Maris, M. (2008, March).

Challenging the western dichotomous view of gender identity. Poster presented at the ICPC, Chicago, IL.

Palmer, L., Cruz, D., Economou, P., Huntington, J., Mclennon, S., Maris, M., McKay-Cook, S. (2007, November).

The relationship between stress, fatigue, psychological trauma and learning. Poster presented at the ISTSS, Baltimore, MD.

Economou, P. and Mott, K. (2007, October).

Clinical Implications of Exclusivity in Gay Male Relationships. Symposium presented at the NJPA Fall Conference, Iselin, NJ.