Rochelle Calvert (Voth), Ph.D., B.C.B.A.-D, is the founder of New Mindful Life. She has studied mindfulness for the past 15 years and has taught classes, workshops, and retreats. Rochelle leads classes/courses/seminars in Six-week Introductory Training in Mindfulness, (S.I.T.), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness Based Eating, Mindful Parenting and Mindful Workplace. She also facilitates professional trainings in mindfulness for clinicians. She also works as clinical psychologist and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in private practice in San Diego.
Rochelle offers mindfulness-based therapy and somatic experiencing as a psychologist for New Mindful Life. This therapeutic approach includes teaching people individual mindfulness meditation specific to their unique concerns to support healing. Rochelle has therapeutic specialty areas of training to support integration of these services to individuals struggling with life transitions, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, PTSD, pain conditions, as well as families of developmentally delayed children/adults.
Rochelle’s mindfulness meditation journey begun over 15 years ago. She was introduced to mindfulness via an MBSR course and clinical training and research through UCSD. Over the years she has cultivated her own personal mindfulness practice by establishing a daily mindfulness practice, attending yearly silent retreats and participating in mindfulness trainings. She practices mindfulness based meditation rooted in the Buddhist Theravada Tradition as well as receives regular Zen teachings from Melissa Myzoen Blacker, Guiding Teacher, Abbot for Boundless Way Zen.
Her mindfulness therapy is offered to support individuals in learning to heal their own suffering. The use of the office room space as well as exploration in local nature provides a healing setting for clients. She teaches with warmth, compassion, kindness and openness to encourage others to explore the teachings of mindfulness to cultivate a more easeful way of living.
Certified Mindfulness Teacher- International Mindfulness Teachers Association & Mindfulness Training Institute: Mark Coleman (author, Awake in the Wild and member of Spirit Rock Teacher Council) and Martin Alyward (founder of the Tapovan Dharma Community and Moulin De Chaves in South West France)
Somatic Experiencing Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
UMASS Medical Center in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
UCSD Center for Mindfulness, trained in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Former professional training director for the UCSD Center for Mindfulness.