Three Pillars Group

Therapists, teachers, and mental health professionals are invited to join us for a free monthly conference call to discuss Dr. Daniel P. Brown’s Idealized Parent Figure (IPF) protocol and mentalization-based therapy. Mettagroup founder George Haas and Dr. John Fitzgerald PhD, LPC, CAS lead this call and will lorem ipsum lorem ipsum


Dr. John Fitzgerald is a Behavioral Health Consultant, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS), with a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Doctoral Degree in Systems Science and Social Psychology. As a clinician, he has practiced as an LPC since 2001, where he is licensed and regulated by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists. He is presently an Affiliate Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Sciences University, where he has held various positions since 2006. He has also have been an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Systems Science Graduate Program at Portland State University since 2007. His CAS designation is maintained through the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders.


George Haas started practicing Vipassanā at Ordinary Dharma in Venice, and studying Buddhist texts extensively in 1992. In 1998, he began study with his current teacher, Shinzen Young, at Vipassanā Support International, where he is now a senior facilitator. He began teaching meditation in 2000, founded Mettagroup in 2003, and became an empowered teacher through Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society, where he taught from 2007 to 2016. Along with his daily Morning Meditation and full schedule of one-on-one students, he continues to teach weekly classes and intensives in Los Angeles, and offer day-long, weekend and extended retreats around the country. He's also an artist with works in the permanent collections of the Hammer Museum, the Library of Congress, MoMA and the American Irish Historical Society.


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