Visiting Teachers

Susan Morgan

Susan Morgan, CNS is a psychotherapist in Cambridge, MA. A long time Vipassana student, Susan recently completed a 4-year silent mindfulness meditation retreat along with her partner, Bill. She has co-led retreats for psychotherapists with Bill for the past 16 years. She is a meditation teacher for the IMP Certificate Program, teaches monthly intimate online meditation practice groups for psychotherapists, and consults to therapists interested in the interface of psychotherapy and meditation. Her teaching style is grounded in the practical. Lovingkindness (metta) and mindfulness of the body are integral to her teaching.

Susan is a board member 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. She is a contributing authors to Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, a best selling text in its second edition.

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Events with Susan Morgan

A Intensive Mindfulness Retreat for Mental Health Professionals: Cultivating the Inner Holding Environment
July 28, 2018

We are pleased to offer the 10th annual mindfulness retreat for mental health professionals and caregivers 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. Many struggle to establish a regular practice or practice in ways that cause unnecessary pain and…

An Intensive Mindfulness Retreat for Mental Health Professionals: Working with Afflictive Mind States and their Antidotes
August 24, 2018

The world is on fire, and more than ever it is important for caregivers to take time to restore and replenish. Many in our field have been studying mindfulness and its clinical applications for years but have not prioritized more intensive meditation practice. 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 in an enlivening manner. In our experience, practitioners in this cognitively oriented and high stress culture frequently struggle with unsettling mind storms. One can feel alone…