Michael Sapiro, PsyD is a clinical psychologist, meditation teacher, and former Buddhist monk. He is on faculty at Esalen Institute, and is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Boise VA Medical Center where he specialized in rural health, PTSD, and combat trauma for our Nation’s veterans. He is the founding director of Maitri House Yoga, LLC, and the founding teacher of Maitri Sangha Boise, which serves the community through integrating meditation, psychology, noetic sciences, and social justice. He has a private practice in Boise, Idaho can be found at maitrihouseyoga.com.