Emoyeni – Cultivating Wisdom & Compassion

Sue Cooper

Sue is a clinical psychologist with extensive experience as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, working in private practice since the early 1990s.  She has a long-standing interest in the interface between psychological and spiritual approaches to self-discovery and inner healing, and has attended Buddhist meditation retreats, mainly in the Theravada tradition, for over 30 years, both in South Africa and at Gaia House in the UK.  Sue has been inspired by the teachings of Ajahn Chah of the Thai Forest Tradition, and is deeply grateful to her primary teachers: the late Godwin Samararatne, Kittisaro and Thanissara, Ajahn Sucitto and Stephen and Martine Batchelor.

Sue has a particular interest in exploring how our practice enables us to embrace love and loss in our lives, so that we can live and die with compassionate awareness.

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