Our Teacher

Our Teacher v3

Geoff Dawson is a Dharma Successor of Charlotte Joko Beck and the teacher of the Ordinary Mind Zen School, Sydney & Melbourne. He began the school in 1998 and received Dharma Transmission in 2003.

He has been studying and practising Zen Buddhism since 1975 and was one of the founders of Zen in Australia. He has presented at many seminars and conferences in Australia on Buddhism and Psychotherapy.

Geoff Dawson is also a registered psychologist. He works in full time private practice at North Sydney and in the Blue Mountains.

He provides adult psychotherapy, couples therapy, family therapy and clinical supervision which is integrated into a Buddhist perspective.