Nina Herzog is a current student in the Nalanda Institute Contemplative Psychotherapy Program and a Gestalt psychoanalyst-in-training. She has worked with individuals experiencing homelessness and actively using drugs since 1992. She is a consultant and trainer on harm reduction, trauma-informed care, LGBTQI cultural competency and evidence-based practices for housing providers, foundations and universities. She has a BA in political science from Barnard College, a master’s in urban planning from NYU and an MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College. With a proud history of many civil disobedience arrests, Nina facilitates Nalanda Institute’s social justice meditation.