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SPECIAL PROGRAM: VISITING TEACHERS CHODO AND KOSHIN FROM THE ZEN CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE CARE: "One Moment, One Chance: How Our Practice Can Support Intimacy and Caring"

  • Eileen Fisher Headquarters 2 Bridge Street, Irvington, NY 10533 (map)

WBC is delighted to have visiting teachers for this Dharma Gathering: Koshin and Chodo, the Co-Founders of the Zen Center for Contemplative Care. They will share their integration of the Bodhisattva vow to serve the world through their work of caregiving and training. 

$20 Suggested Donation


ABOUT THE TEACHERS

Robert Chodo Campbell

Rev. Robert Chodo Campbell, HCC co-founded the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, the first Buddhist organization to offer fully accredited chaplaincy training in America. The organization delivers contemplative approaches to care through education, direct service and meditation practice. In order to bring the work to a broader audience, he co-developed the Foundations in Buddhist Contemplative Care Training Program. Chodo is part of the core faculty for the Buddhist Track in the Master in Pastoral Care and Counseling at NYZCCC’s education partner, New York Theological Seminary. He is Co-Director of Contemplative Care Services for the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, a Senior Zen Buddhist monk, Dharma Teacher, and senior chaplain. 


Koshin Paley Ellison, MFA, LMSW, DMIN

Dr. Koshin Paley Ellison, MFA, LMSW, DMIN, co-founded the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, the first Buddhist organization to offer fully accredited chaplaincy training in America and the organization delivers contemplative approaches to care through education, direct service and meditation practice. Koshin is the Director the Zen Center’s Certificates in Contemplative Studies.  In order to bring the work to a broader audience, he co-developed the Foundations in Buddhist Contemplative Care Training Program. 

He teaches in the University of Arizona Medical School’s Center for Integrative Medicine’s Integrative Medicine Fellowship. Koshin is the Academic Advisor for the Buddhist students in the Master in Pastoral Care and Counseling at NYZCCC’s education partner, New York Theological Seminary. He is the Co-Director of Contemplative Care Services for the Department of Integrative Medicine, and serves as the Chaplaincy Supervisor for the Pain and Palliative Care Department at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center where he also serves on the Medical Ethics Committee. Koshin is also the editor of the forthcoming, Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Palliative and End of Life Care, Wisdom Publications, 2016. He is a Senior Zen Buddhist Monk, Dharma Teacher and student, ACPE Supervisor and Jungian psychotherapist. 

Zen Center for Contemplative Care website:. zencare.org