Michael Sapiro, PsyD is a clinical psychologist, Dharma teacher, meditation researcher, and former Buddhist monk. He is on faculty at Esalen Institute and is a Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences where he engages in research on meditation, transformation, and consciousness. He teaches nationally on the art and science of transformation, expanded human capabilities, self-care, and nondual meditation. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship in advanced psychology at the Boise VA Medical Center where he specialized in rural and integrated health, PTSD, and combat trauma. His work is dedicated to personal awakening for the sake of collective and planetary transformation. He can be found at michaelsapiro.com.