Pierre Zimmerman, MS
Pierre Zimmerman is an organizational consultant, mindfulness teacher/leader and chaplain in end of life care. He has been working in Behavioral, Elder Health Care for over 35 years in many capacities, including business administration, clinical program development, contracting for physicians and marketing in the US and Canada. Pierre has served as CEO for a specialty hospital with daycare and outpatient continuum of care.
He holds a BA in psychology, an MS in organizational development and management and completed chaplaincy training at Upaya Zen Center and Baystate Health System in Massachusetts, where he was a chaplain in the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care. He attended the Mindfulness trainings at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center under the supervision of Saki Santorelli, Jon Kabat-Zinn.
He has been leading Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programs for the last 17 years for the general public, as well as for special groups including physicians and other clinicians, people with chronic illness, those with addictions, law enforcement, banks, business, and in oncology and palliative care settings. He co-teaches the Saratoga Stress Reduction Program and offers private mindfulness sessions for families and couples in person or online via zoom.
Pierre offers many workshops and organizational training sessions on mindfulness consciousness for small and larger businesses, law firms, non-profits, and other entities. He has mentored many international chaplaincy students at the Upaya Zen Center for over a decade. In the past 13 years he has been leading Dharma Meditation every Sunday morning as well as during the week in several locations. He leads several support groups for cancer patients and care partners and meets with individuals and family members privately – in person or online via zoom.
He is affiliated with the Saratoga Clergy Committee and is the board president of the non-profit organization Beyond My Battle, working with patients and caregivers to cultivate resilience and reduce the stress of illness and disability.
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To reach Pierre call 413-992-7012