Chris has spent the past five years serving as a Buddhist Chaplain at various organizations throughout Chicago. He completed his Chaplain residency at Rush University Medical Center, where he worked in the Emergency Room and the ICU. While also working at Belmont Village, a facility that provides assisted living, memory care, and hospice services. He has also served as a Volunteer Chaplain at The Crib, a youth shelter serving predominantly trans youth, and a Staff Chaplain at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, where he led meditations for patients and staff.
Chris is a certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher through the University of California San Diego and he holds a Masters of Divinity in Buddhism from the University of Chicago. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Social Work, also at the University of Chicago.
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