Peter Montminy, Ph.D. is a clinical child psychologist and certified mindfulness teacher.  He’s dedicated 30 years of professional practice to improving the emotional well-being of children and youth.

Dr. Montminy served as Director of Child and Adolescent Services at Penn State’s Psychological Clinic before becoming the founding Director of Midstep Centers for Child Development in 1996.

In 2016, he founded A Mindful Village, where he continues his mindfulness-based educational programs and private consulting practice with families and schools.

His formal education included earning a bachelors degree in psychology at Dartmouth College, masters and doctorate degrees in child clinical psychology at Penn State, and a clinical fellowship year at Yale Medical School. He has received extensive post-doctoral training in developmental neuropsychology, stress and mindfulness, positive psychology, and integrative mind-body medicine.

Dr. Montminy is a certified mindfulness instructor with Mindful Schools, where he helps train teachers from around the world in how to bring mindfulness practices to kids.  Personally, he’s been practicing various forms of mindfulness, meditation, and yoga since the 1990’s.

Peter’s real training comes from raising four children with his wife Mary in the woods of central Pennsylvania.  He is forever grateful for the gifts of a loving family, both past and present, for teaching him what really matters.