Our Partners

Primary partners

Tibet House, U.S.
Ganden Thurman, Executive Director

Menla Mountain Retreat
Michael Burbank, Director of Administration

Local partners

Jewel Heart International
Carole Corcoran and Nancy Jeffries, Co-Directors

Weill Cornell Medicine
Mary Charlson, MD, Chair of Epidemiology

Advances in Meditation Research Conference
Sonia Sequeira, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Co-Organizer

The Path
Dina Kaplan, Director

Shantideva Meditation Center
Desmond Hosford, Director

Global partners

Nalanda Institute San Francisco Contemplative Psychotherapy Program
Fiona Brandon, MA, LMFT, Psychotherapist

Nalanda Institute Toronto Contemplative Psychotherapy Program
Marco Mascarin, PhD, Co-Director, Institute of Traditional Medicine

Nalanda Institute Barcelona/Mexico City Contemplative Psychotherapy Program
Koncha Pinós-Pey, PhD, Director, Estudios Contemplativos


The Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy
Christopher Germer, PhD, Program Director &
Paul Fulton, PhD, Certificate Program Director

Mindsight Institute
Daniel J. Siegel, MD, Executive Director

San Francisco Zen Center
Rita Cummings, Vice-President of Operations

Insight Meditation Society
Sharon Salzberg, Co-founder

Flow Institute / Mind Life Europe
Sander Tideman, Director

Emory Contemplative Science
Geshe Lobsang Negi, Director

Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom
Rick Hanson, PhD, Co-founder