Rik Center

About The Teacher

Rik Center is Co-Founder and lead teacher of the MCC/Mindfulness Care Center, plus he is an SE/Somatic Experiencing Stress and Trauma Counselor/Practitioner, Mindfulness Meditation Teacher and serves as a Buddhist/Interfaith Chaplain at San Francisco General Hospital. He has a private counseling practice that focuses on healing high levels of stress, unresolved traumatic anxiety and PTSD along with offering grief and spiritual counseling.  Rik began a Buddhist mindful meditation practice in the late 80’s and for the past 12 years has been leading an ongoing Tuesday Evening meditation class. Rik has attended and sat over 290 days in Meditation Retreats over years. He now practices with his spiritual community Abhayagiri a Monastery in Redwood Valley California that is part of the the “Ajahn Chah Thai Forest Tradition.”

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