Trainings & Consulting for Organizations

David is available for:

  • Talks
  • Workshops
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Group retreats tailored to particular academic, professional and organizational settings

Past examples include:


  • “Embodied Listening,” 3-day workshop co-taught with Hope Martin, Naropa University, Jan. 2014
  • “Focusing in Spiritual Counseling,” one-hour class presentation, General Theological Seminary, Dec. 2013
  • “Finding the Felt Sense,” one-hour workshop for staff, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Aug. 2012
  • “Focusing: A Deep Listening Workshop,” one-day workshop, Naropa University, Apr. 2010
  • Keynote, “Making Wise Decisions: Engaging the Body as a Source of Deeper Insights,” Applied Mindfulness Conference, July 2009
  • “Introduction to Focusing,” weekly class for Summer Principals Academy, Teachers College/Columbia University, May – July 2009
  • “The Inner Work of Social Change,” half-day workshop for Goddard College Masters program in Socially Responsible Business and Community, Oct. 2008

Program Planning, Coordination and Facilitation

  • Senior Faculty Retreat, Naropa University, Nov. 2-4, 2012
  • Buddhist Teachers Council, Garrison Institute, June 5-11, 2011
  • “Envisioning the Future of Contemplative Education,” Leadership Forum co-chair, Garrison Institute, October 2008
  • Strategic and Program Planning, Greyston Foundation and Garrison Institute, 1993-2011

David can work with you to design talks, trainings, meetings or retreats that meet your needs.