Scott Perkins

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Scott Perkins received his Master’s degree in Buddhist Studies from Naropa University in 1992 and has been a teacher and leader in Shambhala since 1995. He is the Chairperson for the International Heart of Recovery Working Group and has provided assistance to Shambhala Centers and retreat centers developing Heart of Recovery programs throughout the country.  Scott has been in recovery since 2005 which has been the intersection his personal paths of recovery and meditation since that time. Scott is a certified recovery coach helping individuals craft personal paths/programs of recovery that support their recovery from addiction and compulsive behaviors while strengthening their ability to fully experience their own lives with sanity, courage, and compassion.  His is also the Director of Development for a health care policy organization in Washington, DC.  He lives in DC with his husband, Jonathan Kirkendall, and has a life-size wooden rocking horse in his back yard.

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