Faculty Expert Profile
- Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
- Johns Hopkins Medicine
- Heart and Vascular Institute
- Women's Cardiovascular Health Center
- Anxiety Disorders Clinic
Neda Gould is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She also serves as director of the Mindfulness Program at Johns Hopkins and associate director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Anxiety Disorders Clinic.
In addition to treating patients with anxiety and depression, one of Gould's primary areas of interest is teaching mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and similar programs to patients, faculty, and staff. She has led numerous clinical and professional MBSR groups and was the MBSR interventionist for a recent randomized control trial for patients with migraines. Gould was involved in a systematic review and meta-analysis entitled Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Wellbeing published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
In 2015, Gould completed an eight-month meditation program through the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. She has practiced mindfulness meditation since 2008; attended numerous mindfulness workshops and silent retreats; and given many lectures on mindfulness meditation to various research and clinical groups.
Gould is frequently quoted in news stories about de-stressing, Seasonal Affective Disorder, burnout, and other mental health topics.