Denah Joseph, MFT, has been involved in Buddhist practice for 30+ years. Her main teachers have been Roshi Philip Kapleau, Toni Packer, and Christina Feldman. She has also been a contemplative psychotherapist, supporting people in their healing and growth, using compassionate inquiry for three decades. In the past 5 years she has trained as a Buddhist chaplain, and currently works at UCSF Medical Center as the core chaplain on the palliative care service, serving people with advanced illness and at end of life. She views the provision of Buddhist ministerial support as a privilege, an opportunity, and a profound catalyst to deepen compassion.