About Thomas

Tom Roberts

Thomas Roberts is a retired Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist. He has over 40 years of experience in clinical psychotherapy and has been a practicing Zen Buddhist for nearly 50 years. In 1992 he received lay Buddhist vows from Thich Nhat Hanh.

He has gained widespread recognition in the field of health and healing as an educator, author and speaker who shares practical strategies for enjoying a healthier, happier, more fulfilling everyday life.

The author of The Mindfulness Workbook: A Beginner’s Guide to Overcoming Fear and Embracing Compassion (New Harbinger Press, 2009), Thomas regularly presents at training sessions, workshops and retreats at local, regional and national levels. He has been an adjunct professor at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI and St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN, where he taught students mind-body healing, integrative medicine and a variety of other related topics. He also has an online course, Mindfulness: The Healing power of Compassionate Presence, where his online class is ranked as a "best seller."

As a regular teacher at regional and national retreat centers, Thomas routinely receives high praise and positive responses from those who attend for his sincere, informative and practical methods of teaching and relating with participants.

His retreats and classes reflect his authentic commitment to helping individuals achieve a deep and lasting resolve to their spiritual, emotional and physical health and healing. He is well known for offering and guiding retreats that are easily integrated into each person’s personal journey.

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