Christopher Menard

Clinical Assistant Professor


Chris Menard, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-directs the Psychology Department’s mindfulness services and instructor training with Heidemarie Laurent, PhD.  He has also provided neuropsychological diagnostic assessment training & supervision to U of I graduate students. Dr. Menard was a board member of the local Mindful Teacher Foundation from 2013 – 2017 and helped develop the training curriculum for the Mindful Teacher Mindful Kids program. He has led Mindfulness Training classes (e.g., MBCT) since 2011 for numerous C-U groups including U of I Staff/Faculty/Graduate Students, Champaign-Urbana k – 12 school teachers, University High School students, Prairie Center & Rosecrance addiction recovery clients, & Champaign County Jail inmates.

Research Description

Psychology Building Office# 733



Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Psy.D. 2007)