Arnie Kozak, PhD
Psychotherapist and clinical assistant professor
Arnie Kozak is a psychotherapist and clinical assistant professor in psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and a workshop leader who has taught at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, The Copper Beech Institute, Kripalu Center, Spirit Rock Meditation Center.
Arnie is author of 108 Metaphors for Mindfulness: From Wild Chickens to Petty Tyrants; Mindfulness A-Z: 108 Insights for Awakening Now; The Awakened Introvert: Practical Mindfulness Skills for Maximizing Your Strengths and Thriving in a Loud and Crazy World; and The Everything Essentials Buddhism Book. He writes the blog Mindfulness Matters on Beliefnet and is a contributor to Quiet Revolution.
Arnie has been practicing yoga and meditation for over thirty years and is dedicated to translating the Buddha’s teachings into readily accessible forms. During the long winters in northern Vermont, when he’s not working, he rides the frozen slopes on his snowboard. During the short summers, he golfs. During all seasons, you can find him trail running with his dogs in the foothills of the Green Mountains.