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As Co-Director of Contemplative Care and Staff Chaplain, Doshin facilitates Contemplative Resilience, is mentor to Chaplaincy Interns and Volunteers, oversees community support programs and provides individual spiritual support and grief counseling. She has a Masters in Psychology and a Masters in Pastoral Care and Counseling and completed 5 units of Clinical Pastoral Education with NYZC.  Doshin coordinated services in adult group homes for the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities for thirty-three years and was a member of both the Ethics Committee and Incident Review Committee. During that time she also consulted as a Behavioral Specialist providing direct counseling to people with developmental disabilities and psychiatric illness living in the community. Doshin continues working in the field, providing guardianship advocacy to individuals with disabilities living in nursing facilities and community care homes. Doshin is a formal Zen student and grounds her work in her practice and work with her teacher, Chodo Campbell.