Dr. Joseph Cardillo, PhD, is a best-selling author in the fields of health, mind-body-spirit, and psychology. He is an expert in attention training and creative thinking and has taught more than 20,000 students in various colleges, universities and institutes. His books, The Five Seasons: Tap Into Nature's Secrets For Health, Happiness, and Harmony; Your Playlist Can Change Your Life; Can I Have Your Attention? How to Think Fast, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Concentration; Be Like Water; and Bow to Life, have inspired people of all ages worldwide. Foreign-language editions of his work have appeared in German, Russian, Portuguese, Arabic, Korean, Malaysian, Chinese, Turkish, Spanish, and Indian. He is a research associate at Mind-Body Medical University and holds a doctorate in holistic psychology and mind-body medicine. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and Psychology Today.
Additionally, he is co-writing books for Harvard Health Publications.
Feature articles on Dr. Cardillo's work have appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, the New York Post, the L.A. Times, the Toronto Globe, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Family Circle, FIRST for Women, Curve, American Fitness Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Natural Health, Natural Solutions, and GoodHouseKeeping.com. He lives in Upstate New York.
He was interviewed, based on his book, Be Like Water; for a documentary film, Looking for Mr. Miyagi, and scheduled for a 2013 release. The film is produced by Emmy-winning producer (and 4-time Emmy nominee) David Liban.
Dr. Cardillo received the prestigious 2011 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Scholarly Research and Creative Activity.