Online: Wisdom and Compassion on the Path of Recovery

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Online: Wisdom and Compassion on the Path of Recovery
with Kevin Griffin and Patricia Johnson
Saturday, March 27th, 2021 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm ET


On this half-day retreat we will explore how Buddhist insight teachings and heart practices can support people in recovery. There will be meditation instruction, dharma talks, and opportunities for questions and discussion.


Please register at the highest level that your generosity offers.
Explanations of levels follow below.
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Registration Fees include Teacher Support

New York Insight Meditation Center has streamlined the registration fee levels. Members of our Circle of Friends are eligible to receive 20% off of the Sustaining Rate via a code provided in the email confirming membership, which you can enter after clicking the Sustaining Level registration.

*Benefactor Level: Supports NYI’s ability to offer the Subsidized Base.

**Sustaining Level: This level reflects the actual costs to support this program. Circle of Friends members eligible for 20% discount with code. Click here to join.

***Subsidized Base: Made possible by the generosity of Benefactor Level above and other donations to ensure participation by those requiring financial assistance.
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If you are unable to pay the Subsidized Base Fee, you can learn about volunteering to offer work exchange and letting us know how much you are able to pay for this program by emailing



Kevin Griffin

Kevin Griffin is a Buddhist teacher and author best known for his books One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps and Buddhism & the Twelve Steps Daily Reflections: Thoughts on Dharma and Recovery, and his innovative work bringing dharma and recovery together. A co-founder of the Buddhist Recovery Network, he teaches internationally in a wide range of settings from meditation and yoga centers to universities and elementary schools, as well as working with mindfulness researchers. He lives in the Bay Area where he teaches at Spirit Rock Meditation Center.

Patricia Johnson, MS, LCSW

Patricia Johnson is a licensed psychotherapist with more than 30 years of experience working and guiding individuals, couples, and groups. She has a post graduate degree in psychotherapy and advanced training in both marital and addiction treatment.

Patricia has trained extensively with Phillip Moffitt and is a Certified Strategist through the Life Balance Institute he founded.

Working with people across the country she aims to help her clients achieve more, balance, harmony, and depth, in their functioning and life.

Patricia is also Mindfulness Meditation Teacher and has been studying Buddhist psychology since the mid 90’s. Mentored by Kevin Griffin she is a graduate of the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program through the Greater Good Science Center at Berkeley.

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