Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore

 Melissa Moore, PhD., has been a student of Shambhala since 1979. She has an MA in Contemplative Psychotherapy from Naropa University, attended the 1985 seminary, has been teaching internationally since 1990, and was empowered as a Shastri in 2010. She co-founded, and continues to teach and develop, The Karuna Training, a 3-year professional certificate training in Contemplative Psychology and a division of Shambhala Europe.

Melissa is a Senior Executive of Family Service Agency of San Francisco and since 2005 has been the founding Director of The Felton Institute dedicated to research and training in community mental health services for marginalized populations suffering from mental illness. Melissa has a PhD in Psychological Anthropology from California Institute of Integral Studies and a Post Doctoral degree from University of California San Francisco in Community Based Research and Psychiatric Treatment. She has extensive experience as a clinician and manager of several clinics developed for the treatment of eating disorders, dissociative disorders and trauma related illnesses.

Teaching Topics
Rigden Weekend
Vajrayana programs
Shambhala Vows

 

Programs not in Shambhala Database
Nov 2-9, 2014 – Karuna Training start up in Northern California: 2 year training in Contemplative Psychology see www.karunatraining.com for more information

 

Acharya Melissa Moore's schedule:

2017-05-04, Sonoma, First Thursday Open House: Shambhala - An Antidote For Confused Times
2017-06-08, New York, Powerful Practices for Challenging Times: An Introduction to Karuna Training
2017-07-07, Shambhala Northern California, (with: Acharya Adam Lobel, Acharya Melissa Moore, ) Enlightened Society Assembly
2017-07-07, Berkeley, (with: Acharya Adam Lobel, Acharya Melissa Moore, ) Enlightened Society Assembly
2017-08-05, Boulder, Kurukulla — A Two Day Intensive
2017-09-08, Boulder, Rigden: Unconditional Confidence
2018-02-24, Casa Werma Mexico, Rousing Drala: All those gods of the cosmic lineage who command coincidence