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This July, join us at C.A.F.E. 229 as our host Dr. Peter Lin chats with Dr. Myrna Weissman about interpersonal psychotherapy.

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C.A.F.E. 229 Series 5

Cultivating Well-being for Self and Others

This season on C.A.F.E. 229, we’ll be learning about the many ways we can care for ourselves and those around us. We’ll be digging deeper into our own psyches, opening up to enhanced self-compassion, a deeper mind-body connection, and so much more.

Watch our C.A.F.E.229 talk series on the third Friday of each month.

Dr. Myrna Weissman

Co-founder of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry, Columbia University.

Dr. Paul Gilbert

Founder of compassion focused therapy, compassionate mind training, and established the Compassionate Mind Foundation.

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C.A.F.E. 229 Series 4

Ethics and Virtues

Examined from a variety of perspectives, a contemplative lifestyle will emerge as one that encompasses altruistic tendencies, mindfulness and positive transformation, and wisdom. These themes are echoed in the words that constitute the C.A.F.E. name: Compassion in Action, Freedom, Enlightenment.

Watch our C.A.F.E.229 talk series on the third Friday of each month. 

Michael J. Burke Ph.D.

Honors Program Director and Associate Professor of Philosophy, St. Joseph’s College New York (SJCNY).

Roshi Joan Halifax

Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Institute and Zen Center.
Anthropologist and pioneer in the field of end-of-life care.

Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D.

Founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Co-Developer of Process-Based Therapy.

Ingrid Liu, Ph.D.

Preside of Tzu Chi University
Cognitive and Molecular Neuroscientist

Dr. Jeffrey B. Rubin

Leading Integrator of the Western psychotherapeutic and Eastern meditative tradition. The developer of Meditative Psychotherapy. Psychotherapist, Author and Teacher.

The Turner Twins

The Turner Twins are British adventurers who have undergone a host of world-first expeditions to help people learn about our world.

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C.A.F.E. 229 Series 3

Compassion and Social Transformation

Examined from a variety of perspectives, a contemplative lifestyle will emerge as one that encompasses altruistic tendencies, mindfulness and positive transformation, and wisdom. These themes are echoed in the words that constitute the C.A.F.E. name: Compassion in Action, Freedom, Enlightenment.

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Thomas Petriano, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at St. Joseph’s College, Long Island and Brooklyn campuses

James A. Lynch, JR., ESQ.

President of the Buddhist Council of NY
Associate Professor and Department Chairperson
Business Management, Brooklyn College CUNY

Zindel Segal, Ph.D.

Co-Founder of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Mood Disorders at the University of Toronto Scarborough

Jimmy Yu, Ph.D.

Founding Teacher, Tallahassee Chan Center
Associate Professor of Religious Department, Florida State University

Andrew Twardon, Ph.D.

Director & Senior Supervising Psychologist at the Center for Intensive Treatment of Personality Disorders, Mount Sinai West.

Sheldon Solomon, Ph.D.

Co-Founder of Terror Management Theory
Ross Professor for Interdisciplinary Studies at Skidmore College. Author and co-author of over a hundred articles and several books. 

C.A.F.E. 229 Series 2

Creative Compassion in Action

Examined from a variety of perspectives, a contemplative lifestyle will emerge as one that encompasses altruistic tendencies, mindfulness and positive transformation, and wisdom. These themes are echoed in the words that constitute the C.A.F.E. name: Compassion in Action, Freedom, Enlightenment.

Watch our C.A.F.E.229 talk series on the third Friday of each month.

Nicholas Vreeland

Photographer, Abbot of Rato Dratsang, Director of The Tibet Center, subject of the feature-length documentary film, Monk with a Camera

Frank M. Diaz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Director at Institute for Mindfulness-Based Wellness and Pedagogy

Dr. Joanne Chang

Concert Pianist
Professor of Music, Queensborough Community College, City University of New York

Žarko Andričević

Founder of Dharmaloka Buddhist Community and Buddhist Centre in Zagreb, Croatia

Koshin Paley Ellison

President & Co-Guiding Teacher
New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care

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Hsiao-Hui, Hsiao-Chen, and Hsiao-Jou

Founders of Caketrees Studio. Promoters of the Art of Slow Living

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C.A.F.E. 229 Series 1

Transforming Distress into Compassion: Mindful Living in Action

Examined from a variety of perspectives, a contemplative lifestyle will emerge as one that encompasses altruistic tendencies, mindfulness and positive transformation, and wisdom. These themes are echoed in the words that constitute the C.A.F.E. name: Compassion in Action, Freedom, Enlightenment.

Watch our C.A.F.E.229 talk series on the third Friday of each month.

Peter Lin, Ph.D.

Associate Chair and  Professor of Psychology, St. Joseph’s College New York
New York Licensed Psychologist

Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara

Abbot, Village Zendo, New York
Ph.D. (Media Ecology)
Zen Priest and Certified Zen Teacher in the Soto Tradition

Dr. Deborah Middleton

Director of the Mindfulness and Performance Research Project,  University of Huddersfield (UK)
Co-Editor, Journal of Performance and Mindfulness

Dr. Randye J. Semple

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Keck School of Medicine of USC

Matthieu Ricard

Buddhist monk, photographer, international best-selling author, humanitarian, and prominent speaker worldwide.

David Listen

Zen monk for 10 years in the Chan tradition. Specializes in leading intensive meditation retreats and guiding people in mindful living
Mental Health Counselor, L.P.