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Koshin Paley Ellison

MFA, LMSW. Koshin Ellison is a Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care. He serves as the Director of Training for the Center's Buddhist Chaplaincy Programs. He is a co-founder of the Buddhist Psychotherapy Collective. Koshin is currently a Jungian Analyst Candidate at the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association. He has served as a chaplain at Cabrini Medical Center & Hospice and Beth Israel Medical Center. Since 2002, he has led the weekly meditation practice at Beth Israel's Continuum Center for Health & Healing. Koshin began Zen practice over twenty years ago, and he is a senior student and Soto Zen Buddhist priest under Roshi Enkyo O'Hara, at the Village Zendo. He teaches workshops on meditation, contemplative care, and addiction and spirituality in a variety of settings from public school classrooms to corporations.