Richard Hennessey – Vice-President

Richard Hennessey, LCSW, first learned mindfulness meditation in 1989 from Stephen Levine in preparing to do hospice work. After interning at the UMMC Stress Reduction Clinic, he began teaching MBSR in 1994 at Boston Regional Medical Center, and in 1997 completed the Teacher Development Intensive at the Center for Mindfulness. He has taught MBSR for over 25 years and has practiced psychotherapy for over 40 years in various clinical settings. Richard currently has a private practice in Honolulu.