Larry Cammarata, Ph.D.


Larry resides in Asheville, NC with his wife Linda. He is the Director of Education of Mindfulness Travels, an educational organization that provides mindfulness-based training to health professionals in various locations throughout the world.

He received his doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology and completed his clinical internship at the National Naval Medical Center in 1983. Larry’s been a practicing psychologist for over 30 years, and has held several clinical directorship positions during his career.

Larry is a published author who was designated as an Author-Expert by IDEA for his writing, teaching, and service in the field of mind-body health, fitness, and wellness. He has a strong commitment to educating health professionals and the general public about the healing potentials of mindfulness meditation and mindful movement.

He is an instructor of the ancient Chinese meditative and martial arts of Qigong and Tajiquan (Tai Chi), and has received advanced training in these practices in the US and China. When he’s not writing, teaching, and consulting with clients, Larry can often be found running and hiking the Blue Ridge Mountain trails of Western North Carolina.


  • Precision guided Behavioral Health-Diagnostic Assessments. Individualized Treatment Planning
  • Psychiatric and Psychological Evaluation (where clinically indicated).
  • Family Counseling
  • Trauma Touch Therapy®
  • Intervention Program: Triage and screening of the client’s needs, a comprehensive clinical assessment, report writing, family consultation\counseling and case management\care coordination for placement in a compatible treatment program.
  • Coordination of Medication Assisted Treatment & Medication Maintenance Treatment (where clinically indicated).
  • Coordination of Primary Care, Health\Medical and Medication interventions, education and monitoring.
  • Group & Individual Therapy\education.
  • Relapse Prevention-Basic and Advanced utilizing the Gorski-CENAPS model. Design and integration of support systems that enhance wellness and recovery efforts.
  • Coping and Life Skills development.
  • Spiritual Exploration and Formation Counseling.