Loch Kelly, MDiv, LCSW, is the author of the award winning book, The Way of Effortless Mindfulness. Loch is a psychotherapist, and leader in the field of mindfulness and embodied awakening. Loch studied in India, Sri Lanka and Nepal and has worked in community mental health, and was a first responder meditation teacher for 9/11 and Covid-19. Founder of the nonprofit Open-Hearted Awareness Institute, Loch collaborates with neuroscientists at Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, and NYU to study how awareness training can enhance compassion and well-being. lochkelly.org