Peter Williams has practiced meditation for 22 years in the Theravada and Tibetan Buddhist traditions, including many months of silent retreat, and has taught meditation since 2003. Peter is trained as a Community Dharma Leader by Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He teaches retreats in the Rocky Mountain West. He also practices as a transpersonal psychotherapist in Boulder.
Peter has also worked in many other professions: for 12 years as an ecologist and wildlife biologist in New England; for five years as an environmental educator for the Massachusetts Audubon Society; and as a substitute foster parent for sexually abused children. Peter has also volunteered as a crisis counselor for the Boulder County Mental Health Center and as a caregiver in hospice work.