James Bastien, LICSW, MHD

Jim is an iRest Level II Yoga Nidra teacher and a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW). He works for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) where he administers the Suicide Prevention Program for the VA Central Western Massachusetts Health Care System. Jim also provides individual and group psychotherapy for low income individuals and families at ServiceNet, a community outpatient mental health clinic. In addition, Jim is a Zen teacher and dharma successor of Roshi Bernard Tetsugen Glassman, founder of the Zen Peacemaker Order, and a member of the White Plum Asanga, an association of Zen Teachers in the lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi.

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