Phyllis Hicks, DMin, NCLPC is an Insight Dialogue Teacher and teaches Insight Dialogue retreats worldwide. She is a co-originator of the Interpersonal Mindfulness Program and serves on Metta Programs Teachers’ Council. Phyllis is a licensed psychotherapist.
For thirty years, she has brought together Eastern and Western understandings of psychology and contemplative practice in clinical settings. She studied with a variety of Vipassana teachers and has trained and taught with Gregory Kramer since 2004. She is a guiding teacher for Triangle Insight and teaches Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction at an integrative medical center. She directs the Pastoral Care and Counseling Institute of Durham, North Carolina, a non-profit centre for counselling and clinical education. Phyllis lives and works in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.