Ellen Dionna, MSW, LCSW
Ellen Dionna is a spiritual director, psychotherapist, and shamanic practitioner. She has been in private practice for 30 years and a facilitator of workshops and seminars in the human potential field for 40 years. She received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts and her M.S.W. from Simmons College. She completed the two-year program, The Art of Spiritual Guidance, from Silver Dove Institute for Spiritual Development in Burlington, VT. She is an ordained minister in the Church of Spiritual Sciences. She is the author of Spiritual Sampler: Illuminating Inner Wisdom.
Kirstin Edelglass, M.A.
Kirsten Edelglass facilitates Joanna Macy’s Work That Reconnects in a variety of settings, including as Joanna’s assistant. She is also a wilderness guide, ecological educator, and psychosynthesis counselor who uses contemplative practice, council process, and direct engagement with the natural world to deepen self-awareness and enhance “a sense of oneness” with all life. She began studying with Joanna Macy 15 years ago. Kirstin lives in Marlboro, Vermont with her husband and two daughters.
Reverend David Wallace
Rev. Wallace is a dean and the senior teacher for One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in New York City. A graduate of St. John’s College in Santa Fe, NM, and an ordained interfaith minister, David is a regular guest lecturer at the Kripalu Institute and at the Interspiritueel Seminarie in the Netherlands, and has taught at Integral Yoga in NYC, the Esalen Institute, and other educational venues.
Thomas Yeomans, Ph.D.
Dr. Yeomans is the founder and director of the Concord Institute and co-founder, with Russian colleagues, of the International School, a post-graduate training institute in St. Petersburg, Russia. Since 1970 he has worked internationally as a psychotherapist, teacher, and trainer of professionals in psychosynthesis and spiritual psychology. An author, painter, and musician, his background includes study at Harvard, Oxford, and the University of California, and professional work in the fields of literature, education, and psychology.