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Barbara Strawn Green

Barbara Strawn Green, American psychotherapist. Ordained Dharma teacher, 2003; certified social worker, New York; certified Rutgers Summer School Alcoholism Studies, 1982; ordained Buddhist priest, 2007. Secretary Middle-Way Mediation Center, Danbury, Connecticut; leader Buddhist meditation group Federal Correctional Institute, since 2000; ordained Buddhist priest, 2007; participant New York City Marathon, 1991, 1992.

Background

  • Green, Barbara Strawn was born on May 31, 1938 in Cleveland. Daughter of Charles Everard and Dorothy Haring (Strawn) Green.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1960. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1962. Postgraduate in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, New York City, 1975.

    Career

    • Social worker VA, New York City, 1962-1966. Senior psychiatric social worker in child psychiatric Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, 1966-1971. Staff therapist Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, New York City, 1971-1973.

      Private practice psychotherapy, 1973—2006. Social worker Lower East Side Service Center, 1975-1977. Intake coordinator alcoholism program Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, 1981-1982.

      Program coordinator Bowery Residents Committee, since 1984. Interpreter Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton-on-Hudson, since 2003. Secretary alcoholism committee New York City chapter National Association of Social Workers, 1987-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained Dharma teacher, 2003. Certified social worker, New York. Certified Rutgers Summer School Alcoholism Studies, 1982.

      Ordained Buddhist priest, 2007.

    Works

    • Author: Jogging the Mind, 1995.

    Membership

    Secretary Middle-Way Mediation Center, Danbury, Connecticut. Leader Buddhist meditation group Federal Correctional Institute, since 2000. Ordained Buddhist priest, 2007.

    Participant New York City Marathon, 1991, 1992.

    Personality

    Interests

    Pottery, travel.

    Connections

    • father: Charles Everard Green
    • mother: Dorothy Haring (Strawn) Green
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