Donald Rothberg, Ph.D., a member of the Teachers Council at Spirit Rock in northern California, has practiced Insight Meditation since 1976. He has also received training in Tibetan Dzogchen and Mahamudra practice and the Hakomi approach to body-based psychotherapy. He regularly teaches insight and lovingkindness meditation, and on transforming the judgmental mind, mindful communication and wise speech, working skillfully with conflict, and socially engaged Buddhism.
He is the author of The Engaged Spiritual Life: A Buddhist Approach to Transforming Ourselves and the World. He grew up in Kensington and went to high school in Bethesda.