LCSW, mindfulness teacher
Lisa Kring is an LCSW, and is a committed practitioner of mindfulness meditation for over 12 years. She teaches mindfulness classes of all kinds at Insight LA under the guidance of founder Trudy Goodman. Lisa is a certified MBSR instructor with The Center for Mindfulness/UMASS Medical Center under the supervision of Jon Kabat-Zinn. Lisa began teaching mindful parenting classes with the support of Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn. As a clinician, Lisa studied with Dan Siegel, whose book, Parenting from the Inside Out is recommended reading for mindful parents. Outside of Insight LA, Lisa facilitates ongoing mindfulness groups for cancer patients at the SIMMS/MANN Center for Integrative Oncology at UCLA, as well as at the Benjamin Center Cancer Support Community in Santa Monica, and teaches mindful parenting classes and groups for parents at private schools around Los Angeles. She lives with her husband and two teenage children in Los Angeles.