About Elizabeth Cronin

Elizabeth Cronin, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Brookline and Norwood, Massachusetts. With broad training in a variety of approaches to treatment she creates personalized plans to help her clients reduce anxiety and increase well-being. She is a host for The New Books Network podcast and interviews authors of books for the psychology channel as well as spiritual practice and mindfulness channel. She also leads a T-group for psychiatry residents at Boston Medical Center. She has a doctorate degree from William James College, a master’s degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College. She has completed The Mindfulness Without Borders Certification training and is currently enrolled in the 2-year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Training program offered by Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach. She is passionate about mindfulness and excited about the documented benefits of this popular movement.

Elizabeth Cronin, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and mindfulness meditation teacher with offices in Brookline and Norwood, MA. You can follow her on Instagram or visit her website.

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NBN Episodes hosted by Elizabeth:

Holly Woods, "The Golden Thread: Where to Find Purpose in the Stages of Your Life" (New Degree Press, 2020)

March 29, 2024

The Golden Thread

Holly Woods
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Purpose serves as your GPS, guiding your life trajectory, whether you listen or not. It can help you reach for the seemingly unattainable and stop com…

Krystal Mazzola Wood, "Setting Boundaries: 100 Ways to Protect Yourself, Strengthen Your Relationships, and Build the Life You Want...Starting Now!" (Adams Media, 2023)

September 29, 2023

Setting Boundaries

Krystal Mazzola Wood
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Build healthy boundaries, manage difficult relationships, and live a happy life in accordance with your personal values with this unique, activity-bas…

Erin Newman, "The Answer Within: How to Access Your Spirit Guides for Alignment and Abundance" (Llewellyn Publications, 2023)

August 6, 2023

The Answer Within

Erin Newman
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Find the answers to all your important, real-world questions by connecting with your spirit guides. Erin Newman teaches you how to safely work with th…

John B. Arden, "Rewire Your Brain 2.0: Five Healthy Factors to a Better Life" (Jossey-Bass, 2023)

July 6, 2023

Rewire Your Brain 2.0

John B. Arden
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

In the newly revised Rewire Your Brain 2.0: Five Healthy Factors to a Better Life (Jossey-Bass, 2023), distinguished psychologist Dr. John Arden deliv…

Kathryn Britton, "Sit Write Share: Practical Writing Strategies to Transform Your Experience Into Content that Matters (Theano Press, 2022)

June 7, 2023

Sit Write Share

Kathryn Britton
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Do you keep promising yourself to write but never quite get around to it? Do you delete almost as many words as you write? Do you write things that ne…

Parenting and Mindfulness: A Discussion with Nadia Davis

May 4, 2023

Parenting and Mindfulness

Nadia Davis
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

This episode is a recording of a conversation with author, Nadia Davis, about parenting and mindfulness. Last month I had the pleasure of talkin…

Nadia Davis, "Home Is Within You: A Memoir of Recovery and Redemption" (Girl Friday Books, 2021)

March 26, 2023

Home Is Within You

Nadia Davis
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Home Is Within You As a young Latina and Native American lawyer and former wife of California’s attorney general and treasurer, Nadia Davis has lon…

Vanessa Loder, "The Soul Solution: A Guide for Brilliant, Overwhelmed Women to Quiet the Noise, Find Their Superpower, and (Finally) Feel Satisfied" (Sounds True, 2022)

February 7, 2023

The Soul Solution

Vanessa Loder
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Are you so busy fulfilling everyone else’s expectations that you’ve lost touch with yourself? Do you find yourself filling up your “free” hours with m…

Rebecca Ray, "Small Habits for a Big Life" (Macmillan, 2022)

January 30, 2023

Small Habits for a Big Life

Rebecca Ray
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Change is not about grand statements and sweeping gestures. It is about chipping away, a bit at a time, at the habits that hold us back.Dr Rebecca Ray…

Lisa Feldman Barrett, "Seven and a Half Lessons about the Brain" (Mariner Books, 2020)

October 19, 2022

Seven and a Half Lessons about the Brain

Lisa Feldman Barrett
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Have you ever wondered why you have a brain? Let renowned neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett demystify that big gray blob between your ears. In Seven…

Tracey Meyers, "Yin Yoga Therapy and Mental Health: An Integrated Approach" (Singing Dragon, 2022)

August 2, 2022

Yin Yoga Therapy and Mental Health

Tracey Meyers
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Tracey Meyers' book Yin Yoga Therapy and Mental Health: An Integrated Approach (Singing Dragon, 2022) teaches yoga therapists and mental health profes…

Brooklyn L. Raney, "One Trusted Adult: How to Build Strong Connections & Healthy Boundaries with Young People" (2019)

June 7, 2022

One Trusted Adult: How to Build Strong Connections & Healthy Boundaries with Young People

Brooklyn L. Raney
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

In a world facing more shootings, suicides, substance abuse, and sexual violence than ever before, there is more that we can do as educators, as paren…

Cathleen Bearse, "Mental Health Journal for Christians: Faith-Based Prompts to Improve Your Mind, Body & Spirit" (Rockridge, 2022)

May 19, 2022

Mental Health Journal for Christians

Cathleen Bearse
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Focusing on your mental health can feel overwhelming, but with this supportive mindfulness journal, you’ll learn how your faith can guide you to a hap…

Karen Joy Hardwick, "The Connected Leader: 7 Strategies to Empower Your True Self and Inspire Others" (Post Hill Press, 2021)

April 12, 2022

The Connected Leader

Karen Joy Hardwick
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Today I talked to Karen Joy Hardwick about her book The Connected Leader: 7 Strategies to Empower Your True Self and Inspire Others (Post Hill Press, …

Susan Chase Edgecomb, "Clearing in the West: Navigating the Journey Through Loss, Grief and Healing" (2021)

March 4, 2022

Clearing in the West

Susan Chase Edgecomb
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

The untimely losses of her brother, her father, and her husband, make this author uniquely qualified to help support you through your loss and grief. …

Jerome S. Gans, "Addressing Challenging Moments in Psychotherapy: Clinical Wisdom for Working with Individuals, Groups and Couples" (Routledge, 2021)

February 3, 2022

Addressing Challenging Moments in Psychotherapy

Jerome S. Gans
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

This practical and helpful volume details how clinicians can work through various common challenges in individual, couple, or group psychotherapy. Ch…

Krystal Mazzola, "The Codependency Recovery Plan: A 5-Step Guide to Understand, Accept, and Break Free from the Codependent Cycle" (Althea Press, 2019)

January 10, 2022

The Codependent Relationship Recovery Plan

Krystal Mazzola
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

It could start as lending an occasional hand, but over time, escalates into putting someone else above everything else―even our own well-being. Balanc…

Michelle Elman, "The Joy of Being Selfish: Why You Need Boundaries and How to Set Them" (Welbeck Publishing, 2021)

November 3, 2021

The Joy of Being Selfish

Michelle Elman
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Do you frequently say 'yes' to people and events to keep those around you happy? Do you often find yourself emotionally exhausted and physically drain…

Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, "Calm Within the Storm: Resiliency for Today, Tomorrow, and Always" (Page Two, 2021)

July 26, 2021

Calm Within the Storm

Robyne Hanley-Dafoe
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

An inspiring new voice in resiliency, Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe believes that our modern conception of resiliency as "fighting" or being "tougher" is mi…

Leigh Burrows, "Empowering Mindfulness for Women" (Routledge, 2021)

July 9, 2021

Empowering Mindfulness for Women

Leigh Burrows
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Empowering Mindfulness for Women (Routledge, 2021) is centered around a a 5-day intensive mindfulness course attended by eight women from different ba…

Debbie Sorensen, "ACT Daily Journal: Get Unstuck and Live Fully with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy" (New Harbinger, 2021)

May 13, 2021

ACT Daily Journal

Diana Hill and Debbie Sorensen
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Today I talked to Debbie Sorensen about her book, co-authored with Diana Hill, ACT Daily Journal: Get Unstuck and Live Fully with Acceptance and Commi…

Jon Birger, "Make Your Move: The New Science of Dating and Why Women Are in Charge" (Benbella, 2021)

April 15, 2021

Make Your Move

Jon Birger
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

Apps have transformed dating from a mysterious adventure into a daily chore. Young, single, college-educated women are sick and tired of competing for…

Alli Spotts-de Lazzer, "MeaningFULL: 23 Life-Changing Stories of Conquering Dieting, Weight, and Body Image Issues" (Unsolicited Press, 2021)

April 6, 2021


Alli Spotts-de Lazzer
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

MeaningFULL: 23 Life Changing Stories of Conquering Dieting, Weight, & Body Image Issues (Unsolicited Press, 2021) is a blend of motivational self-hel…

J. A. Gosetti-Ferencei, "On Being and Becoming: An Existentialist Approach to Life" (Oxford UP, 2020)

December 29, 2020

On Being and Becoming

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei
Hosted by Elizabeth Cronin

While existentialism has long been associated with Parisian Left Bank philosophers sipping cocktails in smoke-filled cafés, or with a brooding, angst-…