About John Mancuso, Jr LCSW

John is a certified meditation teacher whose life-long meditation practice has been shaped by Christian, Eastern and secular contemplative traditions. In addition to teaching mindfulness, he is a psychotherapist with a practice in Rockland County, NY. John holds Master degrees in social work, pastoral counseling and scripture and has a post-graduate certificate in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis from the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. His training as a psychotherapist and meditation instructor is richly complemented by life experience including studying in Europe, doing volunteer work in Calcutta India with Mother Teresa’s community, working in the Bronx, NY as a social worker and leading a prominent non-profit organization as its executive director. John is a Zen student and practitioner.