Publications & Media

Check out my books, articles & media appearances

I am the author of three books. My research has been published in top-tier journals including Clinical Psychology Review and Mindfulness. I also regularly feature in mainstream television, radio and print media.

The Art Of Mindful Origami (Exisle Publishing, 2016)

Mindful Relationships (Exisle Publishing, 2016)

Mindful Learning (Shambhala, 2014)

The Age (2020). How mindfulness was ‘hijacked’.

RoyalAuto (2020). How to avoid burnout when working from home.

RoyalAuto (2020). The simple life-improving art of everyday mindfulness.

Dumbo Feather (2018). A present mind.

Living Now (2018). What mindfulness really is.

Living Now (2017). Relationships and mindfulness.

International Business Times (2017). Self-care: how remembering to look after ourselves became a movement.

Living Now (2017). Building a mindful society.

Body & Soul (2017). How to be more efficient.

Body & Soul (2017). Five ways mindfulness can make you a better partner.

Sydney Morning Herald (2017). Melbourne leading the way in mindful living.

The Age (2017). Becoming more mindful.

Vogue (2017). Practical ways to manage anxiety and stress less.

Vogue (2017). Hardwired for love.

Australian Natural Health (2017). The science of mindfulness.

Sporteluxe (2016). This is how meditation can improve your sex life.

Conscious Lifestyle Magazine (2016). Mindful sex: powerful practices for increasing pleasure, connection & consciousness.

The Age – Executive Style (2016). How stressed high-flyers are teaching themselves to chill out.

Good Health Magazine (2016). How to have a mindful relationship.

Fernwood Fitness Magazine (2016). Five things to do every morning for a better day.

Lawyers Weekly (2015). How legal training makes lawyers susceptible to depression, and how mindfulness can help.

Financial Review (2015). Monash University teaches mindfulness in free online course.

ABC 730 Report (2015). Mindfulness in Australian schools.

The New Daily (2015). Grown-ups are crazy about adult colouring books but it’s more than child’s play.

Melanie McGrice (2015). Why mindfulness matters: a guide to happiness and success in your life.

Coca-Cola Journey (2015). Why mindfulness matters: a guide to happiness and success in your life.

Family Capers (2014). Meditation’s modern family makeover.

ABC Health & Wellbeing (2013). Mindfulness meditation: boosting young people’s brain power?

Sydney Morning Herald (2013). Audience with lama for meditations on a sultana.

KidsMatter (2013). Mindfulness made easy. (2013). Interview with Dr Richard Chambers (Smiling Mind).

Women’s Agenda (2013). Meditation: why all women should do it and how it’ll make your job easier.

Fernwood Fitness Magazine (2013). Discoveries in mindfulness & neuroplasticity are proving that attitude really is everything.

The Age (2012). Log in, tune out: could being plugged in to social media be rewiring kids’ brains?


Prochilo, G., Costa, R., Hassed, C., Chambers, R. & Molenberghs, P. (2021). A 16-week aerobic exercise and mindfulness-based intervention on chronic psychosocial stress: a pilot and feasibility study. Pilot & Feasibility Studies.


Hassed, C., Flighty, A., Chambers, R., Hosemans, D., Bailey, N. Connaughton, S., Lee, S. & Kazantzis, N. (2020). Advancing the assessment of mindfulness-based meditation practice: psychometric evaluation of the Mindfulness Adherence Questionnaire. Cognitive Therapy & Research.

Stephens, A., O’Hern, S., Young, K.,  Chambers, R., Hassed, C. & Koppel, S. (2020). Self-reported mindfulness, cyclist anger and aggressionAccident Analysis & Prevention.

Moore, S., Barbour, R., Ngo, H., Sinclair, C., Chambers, R., Playford, D., Kirke, A., Auret, K. & Hassed, C. (2020). Online mindfulness training for rural medical students: a pilot study. Medical Teacher.


McConville, J., Lewis, D., Hassed, C. & Chambers, R. (2019). Physiotherapy student experience of a mindful movement and a mindful stress reduction intervention: A Qualitative Study. Explore.

Bailey, N., Opie, J., Hassed, C. & Chambers, R. (2019). Meditation practice, dispositional mindfulness, personality and program outcomes in mindfulness training for medical students. Focus on Health Professional Education.

Alvarez, M., Gleeson, J., Bendall, S., Penn, D., Yung, A., Ryan, R., Eleftheriadis, D., D’Alfonso, S., Rice, S., Miles, C., Russon, P., Lederman, R., Chambers, R., Gonzalez-Blanch, C., Lim, M., Killackey, E., McGorry, P. & Nelson, B. (2019). Enhancing social functioning in young people at ultra high risk (UHR) for psychosis: A pilot study of a novel strengths and mindfulness-based online social therapy. Schizophrenia Research.

Alvarez, M., Gleeson, J., Bendall, S., Penn, D., Yung, A., Ryan, R., Eleftheriadis, D., D’Alfonso, S., Rice, S., Miles, C., Russon, P., Lederman, R., Chambers, R., Gonzalez-Blanch, C., Lim, M., Killackey, E., McGorry, P. & Nelson, B. (2019). The Horyzons trial: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a moderated online social therapy to maintain treatment effects from first episode psychosis services. British Medical Journal.

Bailey, N., Freedman, G., Raj, K., Sullivan, C., Rogasch, N., Chung, S., Hoy, K. Chambers, R., Hassed, C., Van Dam, N. & Fitzgerald, P. (2019). Mindfulness meditators do not show differences in electrophysiological measures of error processingMindfulness.


Russell, L., Ugalde, A., Orellana, L., Milne, D,. Krishnasamy, M., Chambers, R., Austin D. & Livingston, P. (2018). A pilot randomized controlled trial of an online mindfulness-based program for people diagnosed with melanoma. Supportive Care in Cancer.

Koppel, S., Stephens, A., Young, K., Bugeja, L., Osborne, R., Hua, P., Young, C., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2018). Do mindfulness interventions improve road safety? A systematic review. Accident Analysis & Prevention.

Bailey, N., Chambers, R., Hassed, C. & Wooten, A. (2018). Commentary regarding Johnson et al (2017) “A randomized controlled evaluation of a secondary school mindfulness program for early adolescents: Do we have the recipe right yet?” Mindfulness.

Young, K., Koppel, S, Stephens, A., Osbourne, R., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2018). Mindfulness predicts driver engagement in distracting activities. Mindfulness.

Stephens, A., Koppel, S., Young, K., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2018). Associations between self-reported mindfulness, driving anger and aggressive driving. Personality and Individual Differences.

Russell, L., Ugalde, A.,Milne, D., Krishnasamy, M., Chambers, R., O, E., Austin, D., Orellana, L. & Livingston, P. (2018). Feasibility of an online mindfulness-based program for patients with melanoma: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials.

Bailey, N., Nguyen, J., Bialylew, E., Corin, S., Gilbertson, T., Chambers, R. & Fitzgerald, P. (2018). Effect on well-being from an online mindfulness intervention: ‘Mindful in May’. Mindfulness.

Koppel, S., Stephens, A., Young, K., Hua, P., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2018). What is the relationship between self-reported aberrant driving behaviours, mindfulness and self-reported crashes and infringements? Traffic Injury Prevention.


Wong, W., Coles, J., Chambers, R., Wu, David. & Hassed, C. (2017). The effects of mindfulness on older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Santesteban-Echarri, O., Rice, S., Wadley, G., Lederman, R., D’Alfonso, S., Russon, P., Chambers, R., Miles, C., Gilbertson, T., Gleeson, J., McGorry, P. & ALvarez-Jiminez, M. (2017). A next-generation social media-based relapse prevention intervention for youth depression: Qualitative data on user experience outcomes for social networking, safety and clinical benefit. Internet Interventions.

Russell, L., Orellana, L., Ugalde, A., Milne, D., Krishnasamy, M., Chambers, R. & Livingston, P. (2017). Exploring knowledge, attitudes and practice associated with meditation among patients with melanoma. Integrative Cancer Therapies.


Wong, W., Hassed, C., Chambers, R. & Coles, J. (2016). The effects of mindfulness on persons with mild cognitive impairment: protocol for a mixed-methods longitudinal study. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.

Koncz, R., Wolfenden, F., Hassed, C., Chambers, R., Cohen, J. & Glozier, N. (2016). Mindfulness-Based Stress Release Program for university employees: A pilot, waitlist-controlled trial and implementation replication. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine.

Rice, S., Gleeson, J., Davey, C., Hetrick, S., Parker, A., Lederman, R., Wadley, G., Murray, G., Herrman, H., Chambers, R., Russon, P., Miles, C., D’Alfonso, S., Thurley, M., Chinnery, G., Gilbertson, T., Eleftheriadis, D., Barlow, E., Cagliarini, D., Toh, J., McAlpine, S., Koval, P., Bendall, S., Jansen, J., Hamilton, M., McGorry, P. & Alvarez-Jimenez, M. (2016). Moderated online social therapy (MOST) for depression relapse prevention in young people: Pilot study of a ‘next generation’ online intervention. Early Intervention in Psychiatry.


Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2015). Commentary on “Mindfulness broadens awareness and builds eudaimonic meaning: a process model of mindful positive emotion regulation”. Psychological Inquiry.

Barnby, J., Bailey, N., Chambers, R. & Fitzgerald, P. (2015). How similar are the changes in neural activity resulting from mindfulness practice in contrast to spiritual practice? Consciousness and Cognition.


Chambers, R., Gullone, E., Hassed, C., Garvin, T., Knight, W. & Allen, N. (2014). Mindful emotion regulation predicts recovery in depressed youth. Mindfulness.


Chambers, R., Gullone, E. & Allen, N. (2009). Mindful emotion regulation: An integrative review. Clinical Psychology Review.


Chambers, R., Lo, B. & Allen, N. (2008). The impact of intensive mindfulness training on attentional control, cognitive style, and affect. Cognitive Therapy and Research.


Allen, N., Blashki, G., Chambers, R., Ciechomski, L., Gullone, E., Hassed, C., Knight, W., McNab, C. & Meadows, G. (2006). Mindfulness-based psychotherapies: A review of conceptual foundations, empirical evidence and practical considerations. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.

Kostanski, M., Hassed, C., Gullone, E., Ciechomski, L., Chambers, R. & Allen, N. (2006). Mindfulness and mindfulness-based psychotherapy. Psychotherapy in Australia.

Submitted / In Press

González-Blanch, C., Medrano, L., O’Sullivan, S., Bell, I., Nicholas, J., Chambers, R., Gleeson, J. & Alvarez – Jiminez, M. (Submitted). Psychometric properties of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) in a first-episode psychosis sample. Assessment.

McConville, J., Chambers, R., Hassed, C., Morris, E. & Hahne, A. (Submitted). Predictors of stress, anxiety, depression, study engagement and academic performance in physiotherapy students undergoing a mindfulness intervention or no intervention. Focus on Health Professional Education.

Wong, W., Vasi, S., Hassed, C., Chambers, R. & Coles, J. (Submitted). The Mindfulness for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) study: Post-intervention mixed methods findings. BioMed Central Psychology.


Dr Richard Chambers publications and books

I am regularly featured in leading publications around the world​