With Dr. Paul Norton
September 15 – 16, 2022 (Thursday 9:30 am through Friday 11:30 am)
Tuition by Donation, meals and lodging additional.
Paul Norton will lead a short retreat on judgment, discussing both Buddhist and neuroscience perspectives on this crucial part of our lives. We are often battered around by our judgments and feel guilty about them. Understanding is key to managing this tricky part of our mental life. There will be talks, practices and time for discussion.
This retreat is given to raise funds for the Christine Center. Suggested donation is $50. When you register online, your registration fee includes housing, and meals (Thursday lunch through Friday breakfast) and you will have the option to include a contribution for the Christine Center
Dr. Paul Norton teaches mindfulness in a variety of settings, including schools, prisons, and for various groups at Milwaukee Mindfulness Center. He is certified to teach Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, as well as various other modes of meditation and awareness practice. He is the guiding instructor and one of the founding members of the Mindfulness Community of Milwaukee. The Community was founded as a nonprofit in 1998. He is a core member of the Order of Interbeing, an organization founded by Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese monk, that is devoted to supporting mindfulness practice.
He was a pediatrician who has worked extensively with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin since beginning his residency in 1978, up to his retirement from clinical practice in 2016. Most of his work was in general pediatrics, but the last 10 years was devoted exclusively to developmental behavioral pediatrics.
He has lived in Wisconsin since 1974 and has two adult children. He is presently learning Spanish and improving guitar skills.
He is available to counsel on matters relating to mindfulness at firstname.lastname@example.org