Trish Magyari, MS, LCPC, RTY-200 began studying meditation and yoga while in college during in the 70's. She has practiced Insight Meditation since the mid-90's and with IMCW and Tara since 2000. Trish joined the teacher's council in 2005 when she founded the weekly IMCW Baltimore class, and has sat many long retreats, including a six week retreat at IMS/Forest Refuge with Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein.
Trish completed her Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher training with Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1999, and is a Certified MBSR teacher as well as a trainer/mentor with the UCSD Mindfulness-based Professional Training Institute (www.mbpti.org). She is also a Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) teacher and licensed mindfulness- and compassion-based psychotherapist, working especially with those in chronic pain, medical conditions, and traumatic stress. She has written two professional book chapters on teaching "Trauma-informed" and "Trauma-focused" mindfulness meditation, classes and retreats, and offers workshops on this topic nationally. See http://www.trishmagyari.com/ for more info.
Contact Trish here for teacher interviews.