Somov works as a psychologist in private practice.  He authored 7 mindfulness-based books, some of which have been translated into Chinese, Dutch and Portuguese.  He has also published articles on the use of group-based psychodrama and logotherapy in the context of substance use/addictions treatment. 

He grew up in Moscow, Russia and after his service in the Soviet military immigrated to US in early 1990s.  He earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from SUNY Buffalo. He is on the Advisory Board of The Mindfulness Project (London). Somov's clinical practice site is




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