Richard Patten is an expert facilitator, philosophical counselor and analyst, Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Master practitioner/modeler, and hospice director for the End of Life process. He has developed and led workshops for developing spiritual unfollowing and deepening. His courses touch on community development, alternate spiritual tools and paths, meditation and consciousness exploration.
Through more than 40 years of abiding curiosity, Richard has delved into the works of teachers like Eckhart Tolle, Byron Katie, Adyashanti, Loch Kelly, Martin Seligman, Ernest Holmes, and many others, in a continuing journey of discovering the world’s sacred spiritual treasures.
Richard has been blessed with the opportunities to serve on two church boards and Blackbirds Rising. He has also created and developed a company to explore beliefs and their effect on life.
Now retired, Richard uses his time as a Buddhist meditator to delve deeply into the infinite levels of consciousness and awareness.