Mindfulness in Stuttering Treatment (321)

Michael Boyle

Michael P. Boyle joins Peter Reitzes to discuss mindfulness in stuttering treatment.

During today’s episode Michael Boyle is asked about his article titled Mindfulness training in stuttering therapy: a tutorial for speech-language pathologists published in the Journal of Fluency Disorders in 2011. Michael discusses mindfulness, how mindfulness may be used in stuttering treatment, the evidence base regarding mindfulness in stuttering treatment and much more.

Michael Boyle is a person who stutters, a speech-language pathologist, leader of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Stuttering Association and is currently finishing a Ph.D. program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The Pennsylvania State University. Michaelā€™s research focuses on social aspects of stuttering including stigma and bullying in people who stutter, as well as predictors of psychological well-being and resilience among people who stutter.