Retreat Leader
Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., Roshi

Dr. Linehan has studied Spiritual Direction under the guidance of Rev. Tilden Edwards and Gerald May, M.D. and Christian Contemplation under the personal guidance of Fr. Willigis Jaeger, O.S.B., Koun Roshi a Benedictine Monk and a Zen master. She formally began Zen practice in 1986 as a student of Fr. Willigis Jaeger Roshi and in 2002 as a student of Fr. Pat Hawk Roshi. With Fr. Jaeger Roshi, she has translated aspects of both Zen and Contemplative practices into behaviorally specific instructions for mindfulness practice that can be taught to clients in psychotherapy. She received Dharma Transmission as a Zen Master in the Diamond Sangha (of the Harada-Yasutani tradition (Sanbo-Kyodan-School) from Pat Hawk in April, 2012. She was confirmed as a Zen Master in the Empty Cloud (Leere Wolke) Sangha by Willigis Jaeger in June, 2012.

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