Craig Polizzi, M.S., is a clinical psychology doctoral student at Binghamton University. He is the graduate research coordinator of the Laboratory of Consciousness, Cognition, and Psychopathology. He has collaborated on randomized controlled trials investigating integrative and complementary interventions for veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). His current research focuses on clarifying the relations among acceptance, mindfulness, emotion regulation, dissociation, and trauma and on elucidating how each function as regulatory coping strategies to promote resilience. He recently published an article entitled “Brief meditation interventions: Mindfulness, implementation instructions, and lovingkindness,” which found brief meditative practices increase positive affect and compassion for others.