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Stephen Dansiger

PsyD, MFT has been a practicing Buddhist since 1989.  Steve practiced in the Zen tradition for most of that time, including numerous retreats and a one-year residency at a Zen Buddhist monastery. He has taught mindfulness for over 25 years in a variety of settings, including meditation centers, schools, businesses, government agencies and treatment centers. He now teaches classes regularly at Against the Stream Meditation Society in Los Angeles, and also leads short retreats and workshops locally and nationally. He was the original Clinical Director for Refuge Recovery Centers where he created the treatment model now known as the MET(T)A Protocol – Mindfulness and EMDR Treatment for Trauma and Addictions/Adverse Life Events. He is the author of Clinical Dharma: A Path for Healers and Helpers, and (with Jamie Marich) EMDR and Mindfulness for Trauma Focused Care. More about Steve can be found at  DRDANSIGER.COM.

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July 2018

Exploring the Buddha’s Teachings on Community: A Six Month Journey

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica,CA90401United States
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Class Series with Kate Spina and Dr. Stephen Dansiger   This six month class series is accessible way to begin reading the suttas while building and being supported by a community. We will use The Buddha's Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi as a primary text and will supplement the exploration of the suttas with talks, articles and personal exploration. This will allow us to deepen our understanding of the Buddha's teachings and see how we…

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