Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD, first encountered vipassana meditation in her late teens. She is a graduate of the IMS/Spirit Rock Dharma teacher training and teaches in the US and in Europe.
Christiane received her medical degree and completed her postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynecology from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. She also holds a PhD in Psychosomatic Medicine from Humboldt University.
She is a senior teacher at InsightLA, and is the program director and lead instructor for VA CALM, the national mindfulness facilitator training program for clinicians at the US Department of Veterans Affairs. She is a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher trainer and certified in Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC).
Christiane is the author of Outsmart Your Pain and the co-author of A Clinician’s Guide to Teaching Mindfulness.
She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their three teenagers.