Dr. Fatemi’s present areas of research focus on the psychological implications of mindfulness for negotiations, media, cultural understanding and communication, creativity and leadership, persuasive and influencing skills, clinical and counseling psychology.

Dr. Fatemi implements mindfulness in his counseling and training programs. His new book “how we speak shapes how we learn, a linguistic and psychological theory of education” presents a new psychological theory on the relationship between mindfulness and creativity. His latest interview on mindfulness can be found at


For his recent works on mindfulness, please see the following:

Fatemi, S.M. (2014).Exemplifying a shift of paradigm:exploring the psychology of possibility and embracing the instability of knowing. In A. N. Ie, Christelle T; Langer, Ellen J. (Ed.), The Handbook of Mindfulness (First ed.). Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, LTD.
Fatemi, S.M. (2014). Questioning the unquestionability of the expert’s perspective in psychology. Journal of Humanistic Psychology (