Seattle, WA, United States
Associated with the Seattle Hakomi Education Network
Mark Goodman, MA, LMHC, is a certified Hakomi therapist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington where he has maintained a private practice for over 15 years. For 8 of those years he was also a faculty member at The Leadership Institute of Seattle at Bastyr University (LIOS) in the MA degree program training future therapists, coaches, and consultants. He was also a founding member of the Freedom Project bringing mindfulness and Nonviolent Communication (NVC) into Washington State Prisons. He currently teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes in Seattle, WA.
Mark received his BA in English and American Literature from Brown University in Providence, RI, an MA degree in teaching English from Tufts University in Medford, MA as well as a more recent MA degree in Applied Behavioral Science from the LIOS program at Bastyr University. Before his current career, he taught middle and High School English for 5 years.
Mark has been practicing mindfulness and meditation since the mid-90’s and has a daily practice which he cherishes. He sees mindfulness as the very center of his life and the practice has been a big part of his own healing journey. He has a deep appreciation for mindfulness and the capacity it has to help us live more authentically, consciously, and joyfully.
Beyond his practice, Mark loves yoga, writing, reading and having engaged and alive conversations with friends. He also has two daughters, ages 4 and 8 and he delights in the time he gets to spend with them and his wife. Being a parent and a husband has been a big part of his practice and he has learned and grown so much through confronting the joys and challenges of family life.