Nina Herzog is a graduate of the Nalanda Institute Contemplative Psychotherapy Program and is a member of the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science’s meditation faculty, teaching lunchtime meditation on Tuesdays and a social-justice centered teaching on Mondays at Tibet House in NYC. She is a consultant and trainer on harm reduction, trauma-informed care, LGBTQI cultural competency and evidence-based practices for housing providers, foundations and universities. Under the Gestalt Center for Psychoanalysis and Training, she provides psychotherapy through its clinic. She has a BA in political science from Barnard College, a master’s in urban planning from NYU and an MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Nina’s teachers include Sharon Salzberg, Pilar Jennings, Tara Brach and Joe Loizzo. Her dharma mentor is Sebene Selassie.