Matthew S. Goodman, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY32423) and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences in the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He is Founder/CEO of The Middle Way, a consulting company focused on elevating individual and collective well-being through workshops, classes, and media. Dr. Goodman is the author of Simple Stress-Reduction: Easy and Effective Practices for Kids, Teens, and Adults, a step-by-step guide to learning mindfulness, self-compassion, breathing techniques, and other stress-reduction practices. He hosts The Middle Way Podcast (on all platforms and YouTube).