Phyllis Hicks teaches Insight Dialogue retreats internationally and is co-author and developer of the Interpersonal Mindfulness Program (IMP). She chairs the Insight Dialogue Community Teachers’ Council. She has studied with a variety of Vipassana teachers since 1999, and extensively with Gregory Kramer since 2004. As a psychotherapist for over 35 years, she brings together Eastern and Western understandings of psychology and contemplative practice. She teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at Duke Integrative Medicine and is a guiding teacher for Triangle Insight. Phyllis lives in Chapel Hill, NC.