Visiting Teachers

Bill Morgan

Bill Morgan, PsyD is a clinical psychologist who has been practicing meditation for over 40 years in Zen, Tibetan and vipassana traditions. He has participated in more than 8 years of silent retreats, and once lived in a Trappist monastery for 6 months. He has a private practice in two Boston locations. He is the author of The Meditator’s Dilemma: Overcoming Obstacles and Revitalizing Your Practice (Shambhala, 2016).

Events with Bill Morgan

Cultivating the Inner Holding Environment: An Intensive Mindfulness Retreat for Mental Health Professionals
August 5, 2017

We are pleased to offer the 9th annual mindfulness retreat for mental health professionals at Vallecitos. Many in our field have been studying mindfulness and its clinical applications for years but have not found time for more intensive meditation practice. Others appreciate the opportunity to refresh their meditation practice with like-minded colleagues. By deliberately stepping out of everyday life and into a retreat environment, the subtle habit patterns of heart and mind are more easily accessed, and mindfulness can begin to deepen. This week we will study and practice setting up the internal environment conducive for making progress in mindfulness meditation.…

Working with Challenging Mind States and their Antidotes: An Intensive Mindfulness Retreat for Mental Health Professionals
August 12, 2017

Many in our field have been studying mindfulness and its clinical applications for years but have not found time for more intensive meditation practice. Others appreciate the opportunity to refresh their meditation practice with like-minded colleagues. By deliberately stepping out of everyday life and into a pristine retreat environment, the subtle habit patterns of heart and mind are more easily accessed, and mindfulness can begin to deepen. Join us for a different kind of retreat, one that brings Theravada (vipassana) and Tibetan perspectives into conversation and into practice as we work with challenging mind states and their antidotes. Joining us…