Trudy Goodman is Executive Director and Founder of InsightLA, a non-profit organization for Vipassana
meditation training and secular mindfulness education. She teaches extensively in the field of meditation and psychotherapy at conferences and retreats nationwide. In 1995, she co-founded the very first Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy in Cambridge, MA, where she lived and taught at the Cambridge Buddhist Association from 1991-98. Trudy has studied Buddhist meditation for 35 years, with Asian and Western teachers, and is a contributing author of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy (Guilford Press, 2005) and Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness (Springer, 2008).