Mark Pirtle
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Mark Pirtle

Dr. Mark Pirtle teaches Mindfully Overcoming Addictive Behaviors and focuses on mindfulness and recovery.



Dr. Mark Pirtle is a pioneer in integral thinking in stress relief and recovery. He is a teacher, speaker, writer, filmmaker, and businessman. He connects the dots between science, wellness, ethical business and spirituality. Pirtle tirelessly updates his understanding of the latest evidence to help others change and heal. Combining the disciplines of integral and living systems theories, neuroscience, positive psychology, and mindfulness meditation, he developed an evidence-based program for people suffering from stress-related conditions he calls SkillfullyAware®. Pirtle teaches attunement skills, through the use of meditation and mindfulness, to empower his clients to work towards healthier relationships with themselves, others, and the world. Pirtle, along with two-time Emmy Award winning director, Frances Causey, produced a full-length documentary filmed titled, Is Your Story Making You Sick? Mark is the acting CEO for Anu Experience Retreat Center, works privately with clients, hosts multi-day retreats, consults with businesses and teaches for the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Fellowship Program.