Visiting Teachers

Susan Morgan

Susan Morgan, CNS a longstanding a mindfulness meditation student and psychotherapist in Cambridge MA. She has been leading retreats for psychotherapists with Bill for 15 years.  Since returning in 2014 from a 4-year silent mindfulness meditation retreat with her partner, she spends her time practicing, writing, and teaching. She consults with therapists who are interested in deepening therapeutic presence. Lovingkindness and mindfulness of the body are integral to her mindfulness teaching. billandsusan.org

Bill and Susan are board members of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, a non-profit organization in Boston, which offers seminars, courses, retreats and a certificate program for mental health professionals: meditationandpsychotherapy.org They are contributing authors to Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, a best selling text in its second edition.

Events with Susan 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…